Chief executive blog

This much I’ve learned….

I'll be leaving my post as Chief Executive at CAW on 29 June. If you'll permit me one final indulgence I'd like to leave you with a few bits of wisdom I’ve picked up during my five years here. I certainly don’t claim originality – these…

It’s all about relationships and trust

On 2nd November 2017 we hold our Annual General Meeting, which this year will provide a space for a conversation about partnerships and collaboration. We want to agree some simple, incremental steps towards being clearer about how we can…

We need to fix Universal Credit before it is rolled out in Wandsworth

We need to fix Universal Credit before it is rolled out in Wandsworth Alongside the national Citizens Advice organisation, we’re calling on the Government to pause the roll-out of Universal Credit and fix the problems before they hit us…

Improve the benefits system so it works for the people who need it

That’s the number one ask for the next Government, set out by the national Citizens Advice body. Here at Citizens Wandsworth we couldn’t agree more with that call. In particular we believe that the system of sickness and disability benefits…