Tag: regeneration

Three tips for engaging young people with your organisation

So here’s the thing, you need to communicate with young people about something important, but not urgent.   How do you do it? Here are three quick tips we have learnt from recent work with school and college students. Test your ideas: In any campaign you would test your ideas with your target market. Young people are…
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A1M Growth Area

A1M Growth Area Meeting It seems like things are happening along the A1M Growth Area.  Here is a report from the A1M Growth Area Forum meeting for businesses. [View the story “A1(M) Forum: how can we plan for future growth?” on Storify]

Some nice workshop feedback…thanks!

Education workshop feedback Since our intervention, Red Potato staff have received this great workshop feedback. Many thanks to @welhatcouncil for these kind comments: “We would like to thank the The Director of Red Potato, Jay Wheeler, who led the Education Workshop on Apprenticeships, Skills & Training at the Welwyn Hatfield Annual Alliance Conference on the…
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How Local Strategic Partnerships can help stimulate (very) local economic change

Much of the economic debate is about the role of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPS).  LEPs have the critical mass and potential access to resources to drive change and attract major investment to an area.  So what role if any do the Local Strategic Partnerships (LSP) have?  At a time of pressure on public sector finances, some local authorities…
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Too much data can lead to the wrong decision

The public sector deals in information, yet the value of that information is sometimes lost amongst all the other things going on.   Often we are asking elected members or senior management to make an informed judgement on policy based on too much data.   Yes you read it right, “too much data” masking the key points…
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