organisations

The SROI Network

What is it? SROI is a framework based on social generally accepted accounting principles (SGAAP) that can be used to help manage and understand the social, economic and environmental outcomes created by your activity or organisation. It will help understand, manage and communicate the social value that an organisation's work creates in a clear and consistent way with customers, beneficiaries and funders. It can help manage risks and identify opportunities and raise finance. It will throw up potential improvements to services, information systems and the way that business is

Europe: What does it mean for the fight against poverty in Scotland?

The European Union exerts a powerful influence over our lives, but few anti-poverty organisations take an active role in influencing what the EU does. This briefing highlights the role of the EU in relation to social policy, and how organisations can get involved.

The Centre Cannot Hold : Childcare Social Work, Emotional Dynamics and Modern Organisations

This podcast presents Professor Andrew Cooper of the Tavistock Clinic, talking about childcare social work, emotional dynamics and modern organisations.

Change within : the role of black and minority ethnic community organisations

Paper examining the wide range of organisations which mediate between individuals and the large-scale institutions which strive to engage with the specific needs of different communities. It makes clear how these groups can be part of the answer to questions the UK faces, such as how to make an increasingly diverse society function effectively.

Child Maintenance Options

Website of the Child Maintenance Options service which contains information and resources designed to help parents make informed choices about child maintenance.

Healthy working : a prescription : learning from good practice cases

Report providing examples of case studies of organisations which have adopted employee health and welfare programmes in order to encourage other employers to adopt similar programmes to safeguard their employees health and wellbeing.

Action on Addiction

Website of Action on Addiction, a charity which works to reduce the problem of addiction through providing research, treatment, family support, education and training.

Simple guide : alcohol and drugs in the workplace

Booklet providing information and advice for employers on drawing up alcohol and drugs policies for their organisations to help alleviate problems such as employee absenteeism and lost productivity.

Scottish Accessible Information Forum

Leaflet describing the work and role of SAIF which aims to improve the provision of information to disabled people and make information more accessible to everyone who needs it.

Start with people : how community organisations put citizens in the driving seat

Report of a study which set out to gather evidence regarding the effects of citizen participation and whether involvement in community organisations assists people to connect with wider society. It also explored the processes at work in these organisations which allowed them to engage with citizens effectively.