No space: no problem!

No space: no problem!

Having experienced the cancellation or postponement of just about every event imaginable as a direct result of the Coronavirus pandemic, it is a great relief that things appear to be getting better. As we reflect on life prior to lockdowns and restrictions the...
Retaining Records Part 1

Retaining Records Part 1

John Truscott is currently contributing a number of one-off articles, although this particular one comes in two parts. This time and next he recommends churches to set up a Document Retention Policy. In this and in the second part in the next issue I consider what...
Focus on Professional Church Trades

Focus on Professional Church Trades

Looking after a church building is a complex and challenging task. Whether it is a Grade I listed medieval country church, a Victorian inner city chapel or even a modern suburban building, finding expert help can be a time consuming task. That’s why the National...
What do churches need to do to prepare for winter?

What do churches need to do to prepare for winter?

Every year winter brings with it risks that can affect churches and churchgoers, including storm damage, localised flooding, burst pipes, slips and trips Each of these pose different challenges and should be taken into account ahead of the winter season. For example,...
Retaining Records Part 1

Disability design

The importance of this topic John Truscott is currently contributing a number of one-off articles. Recent titles in this series have included ‘Mission metrics’, ‘Staff sessions’, ‘Handover help’, ‘Filing features’ and ‘Joyful joiners’. This time he considers what...