‘I’M A HUGE FAN OF YOUR WORK’ MARTIN LEWIS TELLS BARNET CAB
Britain’s favourite money saving expert has heaped praise on the volunteers and staff at Barnet Citizens Advice Bureau for the work they do to help people with financial problems.
ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU ADVOCATES ST JOHN INTERNATIONAL CHARITY WORK ON PACKED LONDON VISIT
The St John International team hosted celebrated social rights activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu at their offices in London to discuss the development work of the global health charity and the maternal and new born health work they are rolling out across Africa.
Archbishop Tutu who chaired South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was established by Nelson Mandela, is now the Prior of St John South Africa and was made a member of St John in 1995 by HM The Queen.
FIRST STUDY ON FUNGAL COMPLICATIONS OF TB BY SCIENTISTS FROM MANCHESTER AND UGANDA
The first phase of a landmark study of complications of tuberculosis (TB) – the first ever carried out in Africa – has been completed by researchers at UHSM (University Hospital South Manchester) and the University of Manchester working with colleagues in Uganda. They believe that their results have important implications for better understanding a disease that kills three people every minute and affects 8.7 million worldwide annually.
NEW ORGANISATION FOR THE UNSUNG HEROES OF UK CHARITIES LAUNCHES WITH WEIGHTY SUPPORT
Charity experts, politicians and celebrities have spoken out in support of the tens of thousands of people who chair not-for-profit organisations – agreeing that they are often the unsung heroes of the voluntary sector, yet they play a critical part in the success (or failure) of the 160,000 registered charities and countless more voluntary and community groups in the UK.
GOODWORK: AWARD-WINNING TEAM LAUNCHES THE UK’s FIRST SOCIAL ENTERPRISE PR AGENCY.
Introducing Goodwork a new PR agency, a social enterprise, with a fresh approach to achieving the seemingly impossible. You can only go so far on your own. Sometimes, if you want to communicate, you need help. Occasionally you need a miracle.
Goodwork, launches tomorrow (Tuesday, July 9, 2013) at the Business4Better Conference at London’s Olympia with a promise to charities and not for profit organisations that no cause is too big; no challenge too great; no message too difficult to explain.