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An EPIC Partnership

on February 26, 2016 press release and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

  MetaValue and EPIC partner to support Councils reshape public services to local needs London, 26 Feb 2016: Leading change consultancy MetaValue and the UK’s flagship youth services mutual EPIC CIC today announced a partnership to support Councils explore options for and implement innovative models for delivering public services. The partnership builds on MetaValue’s strong […]

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Innovation in Youth Services

on October 1, 2015 Press and Tags: , , , with 0 comments

This article, published in Children and Young People Now, follows the journey of two Councils – Surrey and Telford & Wrekin. Both Councils were supported by MetaValue for an Options Appraisal to shape a sustainable youth provision through the Delivering Differently for Young People Programme.   

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Rethinking youth service design within Councils

on September 25, 2015 Press and Tags: , , with 0 comments

Cuts to youth services due to reduced central government funding for local authorities have come at the same time as young people are themselves facing a crisis of employment, housing, education and a lack of protective support through welfare. In this article published in Children & Young People Now, Prof Patrick McGhee discusses the increasing importance […]

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MetaValue in Asian Womens’ Magazine inspiration campaign

on September 10, 2015 Press and Tags: , , , , , , with 0 comments

This article originally appeared in AWMB magazine on 2nd September 2015.  #AWMBinspiration…Day63…Meeta Thareja We spoke to Meeta Thareja and here’s what she had to say! Born and raised in India, I moved to the UK in 2008. I set up my own company, MetaValue along with business partner Suzie Campbell at the peak of recession in 2012. […]

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Small is big for student internships

on August 28, 2015 Blog and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

As a university student the pressure of gaining work experience in today’s world is a necessity. The level of competition has increased and even passing with flying colours will not guarantee you a job. After investing £27,000 in tuition fees plus the thousands and thousands of pounds on accommodation, the dream outcome for any student […]

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MetaValue celebrates Living Wage commitment

on August 10, 2015 Announcements and Tags: , , , , with 0 comments

The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that MetaValue has today accredited as a Living Wage employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at MetaValue, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers; receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.15 – significantly higher than the national minimum wage […]

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Setting up a Charity

on July 7, 2015 Blog and Tags: , , , , , with 0 comments

Finance and Tax expert Teresa Bianchi (Bianchi Chartered Accountants) offers her advice on setting up a charity Setting up a charity may seem to be a daunting task with regards to administration. However the process of registering for charitable status can in fact help to clarify your charity’s objectives and focus the Board of Trustees […]

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Green Shoots of Growth

on May 20, 2015 Uncategorized and Tags: , , with 0 comments

As more non-profit organisations look to diversify their income base so as not to be reliant on shrinking public grants and contracts, the role of staff in identifying new services and new markets cannot be underestimated. At MetaValue we have put staff engagement at the heart of the business planning work we do to support […]

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5 ways to kickstart your change programme

on May 7, 2015 Blog and Tags: , , with 0 comments

By Meeta Thareja, Co-Founder & Director, MetaValue “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato. Following ancient wisdom, Meeta offers expert advice on getting started on your organisation’s journey to change. 1. Start with the end in mind Why do you want to change? Why do you want to be more […]

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Understanding the potential of social media within youth services

on April 17, 2015 Blog with 0 comments

Distributed, community-based ‘drop-in’ or ‘open access services’ for young people potentially offer an important route into social, educational and health support for those who might otherwise be overlooked by targeted, centralised services.   Given that the rationale and cultural ethos of such facilitiesis often based on the idea of communication and customisation we can ask: what […]

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