Keeping swimming open at Moseley Road Baths

An iconic Birmingham landmark with national historical and architectural significance, Moseley Road Baths is one of only three Grade II* listed swimming pools still in use in the UK. Standing proudly with its red brick exterior, the Edwardian baths opened in 1907 with two public swimming pools and slipper baths in the heart of Balsall...

5 reasons why audiobooks are amazing! Free audiobook membership opportunity in Birmingham

Whether it’s discovering a classic for the first time, or relaxing with an old favourite, reading can have a huge impact on our mental wellbeing. A 2018 Reading Agency study found that children who are the most engaged with literacy are three times more likely to have higher levels of mental wellbeing than children...

Preparing for parenthood with ‘approachable’ support

Becoming a parent can be challenging, but Approachable Parenting offers a safe environment, where parents can access practical support to help them overcome their daily challenges to become confident in their parenting responsibilities.

Modern Slavery Handbook for front line workers

London Homelessness charity The Passage has produced a Modern Slavery Handbook which explains what slavery looks like in the homeless community, what to watch out for and what you can do about it.

Give your 2019 a Fresh Start

Resolutions may be sometimes far-fetched. Fidelis Navas shares how we should think about one key resolution that is achievable towards getting a new job.

Life lessons from an experienced gardener

Its amazing what we can learn from others and how we can implement those ideas and tips in our own lives.

Preparing for interview? Don’t be afraid to ask questions!

By Fidelis Navas: Founder and MD, Gamma Talent: Responsible Recruitment for the Third Sector I was recently reminded of a time that I went for an interview. I was rushing to get there on time because I couldn’t find anywhere to park. I wasn’t happy about my clothing choice, which for me, matters. But what...

7 great reasons to bring your training in-house

By Rob Legge – third sector coach, trainer and consultant // In his latest blog Third Sector trainer and coach Rob Legge suggests that organisations should consider the option of in-house training for developing their staff. In the past open courses at training centres were the most popular. However, recently I’ve noticed a developing trend towards...