8 July 2020

Co-production in a changing world

I sat down to write something for #coproweek and realised I wasn’t totally sure where my head was at on […]

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29 June 2020

#BuildBackBetter

Today Community Catalysts joined the #BuildBackBetter movement, along with more than 350 organisations, to call for a new deal that […]

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11 May 2020

Valuable not vulnerable

Those of you who follow the work of Community Catalysts will know that when it comes to Covid19 our CEO […]

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8 May 2020

Do we need to reset the relationship between the state and our community?

In her latest video blog our CEO Sian Lockwood reflects on her personal experience of shielded lockdown and the implications […]

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23 April 2020

Is small finally beautiful?

Helen Allen talks to #socialcarefuture about how the approaches taken by Community Catalysts, helping local councils and partners to enable […]

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16 April 2020

Letter to the Minister of State (Minister for Care): Including self-employed people delivering front-line care in the social care workforce

Sian Lockwood, Chief Executive of Community Catalysts, has sent the following letter to Rt. Hon. Helen Whately MP Minister of […]

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14 April 2020

Covid-19, community and musings on the impact of strong foundations

Strange times indeed but here at Community Catalysts we find ourselves surprisingly busy, advising small enterprises offering support to people […]

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9 April 2020

Supporting community micro-enterprises through Covid 19

Heather Maling tells us about her work in rural Powys, supporting community micro-enterprises in lockdown. #brightlightsinadarkworld “You never know how […]

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20 March 2020

Happiness in a time of coronavirus

Today is the International Day of Happiness, which at first sight seems ironic when our world is facing such an […]

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19 March 2020

Bright lights in a dark world

I’m one of those people with ‘underlying health conditions’ and writing this from my isolation room (aka our back bedroom) […]

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13 February 2020

Good lives are about more than social care

The default approach to social care in many local authorities remains traditional models of “delivery”, and profit extracting ownership. These […]

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25 September 2019

Communities doing it for themselves: our chapter in a new book published by Pavilion

A new book entitled Innovation and Change in Non-Profit Organisations published by Pavilion includes a chapter written by Sian, drawing […]

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