Our MD’s blogs

Jaw-dropping selflessness and dedication
I have written before about my personal experience of the social care sector in connection with my …
1.6 million heroes! COVID-19 and the care sector
In every village, town and city, 1.6 million amazing individuals are looking after the most …
Will 2020 be the year we solve the social care crisis?
Standing on the steps of Downing Street, Boris Johnson promised to solve the social care …
We must support the Beating Heart of Care
The social care sector is all about its people. They are the beating heart of …
Righting the balance
Muslims make up 7 per cent of the UK population and 15 per cent of …
Where’s My Mum Gone?
Monday marked the beginning of Dementia Awareness Week. CareTech Foundation CEO, Jonathan Freeman, kindly shared his thoughts …
#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – Tackling Stigma in Pakistan
Mental Health Awareness Week offers a fantastic opportunity to increase understanding about mental health issues, …
It’s time we showed care workers how much we value what they do!
The Department of Health & Social Care recently launched a new recruitment drive to get more people …
Charities & public benefit: the ends don’t justify the means
The number of UK foundations with an explicit statement on diversity issues on their website …
CEO’s Blog – Up and Running!
Six months since the public launch of the Foundation, our Chief Executive Jonathan Freeman has …
Mentoring — good for business, good for society?
From Richard Branson to Steve Jobs, to Yves St Laurent, pretty much any successful business …
If you’re so good, prove it!
The business world regularly tells us that young people aren’t equipped with the skills that …
Beware Mentoring Providers Bearing Gifts!
The challenges of recruiting schools! You are so proud of your shiny mentoring programme! You …
A long journey from Blackpool…
I wrote this piece on a stationary Virgin train in Preston train station trying to …
Are you an #UnexpectedMentor ? I am!
“Me?! You want ME to be your mentor?!” That was pretty much my reaction when …
A credit to mentoring 😉
I accepted the role of Senior Mentoring Adviser to The Careers & Enterprise Company because I believe …