Black History Month and the NET

Black History Month and the NET A month or so ago the NET team did what (if they’re honest) many organisations in many sectors probably did all over the UK. We remembered that October is Black History Month – and we started conversations about how to mark it.   Now that the focus for...

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Age UK Advice Line

On International Day for Older Persons, Peta, an Age UK adviser, shares her experiences of supporting older people during the coronavirus pandemic  “We’ve been so busy on Age UK’s Advice Line since the pandemic began, and for a while were getting almost double the usual number of...

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Refugee Council – Sarah Sonne

Sarah Sonne Refugee Council   Refugee Council’s Sarah Sonne is the Project Manager for the NET National Refugee Crisis Project a consortium of Refugee Council, Scottish Refugee Council, Welsh Refugee Council and Bryson Care in Northern Ireland.   Life with coronavirus has been tough for...

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Communities Can

#CommunitiesCan Baroness Barran Minister for Civil Society   Coronavirus is the biggest challenge the UK has faced in decades and has had a huge impact on the lives of everyone.   One of the things that has struck me the most in the last few months has been the speed with which the...

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Coming together in a time of crisis

Coming together in a time of crisis John Herriman CEO, National Emergencies Trust   There have been two frontlines in this crisis.   The first is the fight against the virus itself in hospitals up and down the country. The second, initially less obvious, but increasingly more so, is the...

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