Laura joined Volunteering Matters in September 2014. She leads on communications, employee volunteering, policy, Europe, impact, and policy and fundraising. Laura was formerly deputy chief executive at Stonewall, the gay equality charity. She spent the first 18 years of her career in the private sector, including working for the Guardian and Observer Newspapers and Talk Radio.
What makes a charity chuck in 52 years' of history by changing its name? In April 2015, Community Service Volunteers (CSV) did just that: we relaunched with a brand new name – Volunteering Matters. The simple reason behind the change? Our name was holding the organisation back. We felt we were successful in spite, not because, […]