Monthly Archives: November 2014

Islington Employment Commission calls for collaboration

26th November, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN

Abigail Melville RSA’s CCIN Lead I have just attended the launch of the final report of Islington’s Employment Commission  – a fantastic piece of work involving a huge range of local stakeholders. The report provides great evidence and ideas for CCIN’s Policy Commission on Community Resilience, Jobs and Growth, which is currently gathering evidence and ...

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Jackie Wilson: 23 degrees of co-operation – the officers’ tale

21st November, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN

By Jackie Wilson Head of Co-operatives, Policy and Partnerships at Oldham Council So the scene is set, the die is cast and the journey towards becoming a co-operative council begins.  Fasten your seatbelts folks – it’s going to be an interesting ride and that’s for both the Elected Members and the officers. The challenges are many ...

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Cllr Andy Hull: Islington’s Living Wage Journey

3rd November, 2014 / Nicola, CCIN

By Cllr Andy Hull Executive Member for Finance at Islington Council In 2010, Islington Council launched the UK’s first Fairness Commission (there are now 15) to tackle poverty and inequality in our six small square miles of north London. In 2011, the commission’s top recommendation was that we should lead the way on the Living Wage. ...

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