Category Archives: Work

ICYMI: Domestic violence victims are disappearing from homeless statistics

Good News! According to recent government figures, domestic violence has been decreasing… or has it? Read more on the Guardian 

ICYMI: Domestic violence victims are disappearing from homeless statistics

Good News! According to recent government figures, domestic violence has been decreasing… or has it? Read more on the Guardian 

Open data, not statutory figures, will reveal the extent youth homelessness

Original published by Inside Housing (and therefor behind paywall) Despite extensive cuts to local authority budgets, millions of pounds are pouring from the public purse into youth homelessness services without any way of knowing what does and doesn’t work. “The

Open data, not statutory figures, will reveal the extent youth homelessness

Original published by Inside Housing (and therefor behind paywall) Despite extensive cuts to local authority budgets, millions of pounds are pouring from the public purse into youth homelessness services without any way of knowing what does and doesn’t work. “The

It’s (a)live!

Originally posted on Youth-led, data-driven and digital team ending youth homelessness:
The Youth Homelessness Databank is now live (and kicking) and brimming with local authority and government data. Take a look and find out how you can get involved! The…

It’s (a)live!

Originally posted on Youth-led, data-driven and digital team ending youth homelessness:
The Youth Homelessness Databank is now live (and kicking) and brimming with local authority and government data. Take a look and find out how you can get involved! The…

Countdown to HACK!

Originally posted on Youth-led, data-driven and digital team ending youth homelessness:
Final call for data viz and Tableau ninjas! Will you step up to the challenge?! Our Youth Homelessness Hack on Saturday 7th May is just a couple of days…

Countdown to HACK!

Originally posted on Youth-led, data-driven and digital team ending youth homelessness:
Final call for data viz and Tableau ninjas! Will you step up to the challenge?! Our Youth Homelessness Hack on Saturday 7th May is just a couple of days…

From the Archives: The (Mind) Games: are you training your brain enough?

A post I found whilst cleaning up this blog, all the way from the heady Olympic summer of 2012. This is what Thought Menu became, after all that. It’s not just your legs that benefit from a good work-out: they

From the Archives: The (Mind) Games: are you training your brain enough?

A post I found whilst cleaning up this blog, all the way from the heady Olympic summer of 2012. This is what Thought Menu became, after all that. It’s not just your legs that benefit from a good work-out: they

Just how many young people are homeless every year?

Post from October 2016, when my team published a report into the nature of youth homelessness in the UK. Very proud of the Centrepoint Databank team – as reported in The Independent and BBC News we have found that youth

Just how many young people are homeless every year?

Post from October 2016, when my team published a report into the nature of youth homelessness in the UK. Very proud of the Centrepoint Databank team – as reported in The Independent and BBC News we have found that youth

5-4-3-2-1: a community round-up

This is a slightly edited version of five posts I wrote whilst at the RSA, to put down in words everything I knew about community, which I used as a basis for a CharityWorks talk in January 2016. It is

5-4-3-2-1: a community round-up

This is a slightly edited version of five posts I wrote whilst at the RSA, to put down in words everything I knew about community, which I used as a basis for a CharityWorks talk in January 2016. It is