Work experience blog 2022

Each year, we welcome students who are learning English as an alternative language to Principle Consulting for work experience. These blogs were completed by four recent students, reflecting on current political issues that are important to them. 

Job opportunity: Senior Consultant

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our motivated team, who are passionate about supporting charities to achieve their aims. You will develop your understanding and experience of policy development, public affairs, campaigns and communications in a fast-paced professional environment.

Policy and public affairs internship

Policy and public affairs internship at Principle ConsultingSalary: London Living Wage (£11.05 per hour)Contract length: 12 weeks full time, or part-time equivalent to suit the successful candidate.Start date: To be agreed dependent on the availability of the successful candidate.Place of work: Remote/Flexible. We can accommodate both remote or hybrid working. There will be the opportunity to spend time in our …

Local elections 2022: tips for charity campaigning

On Thursday May 5th, large swathes of the country will go to the polls for local elections. All councils in Wales and Scotland are up for election, along with every London borough and a variety of other councils in England (33 metropolitan boroughs, 21 unitary authorities and 60 district councils, along with seven directly-elected mayors). Northern Ireland has no local council elections, but crucially is voting to elect its next 90-member devolved assembly. These elections are taking place against the backdrop of cost of living pressures and the crisis in Ukraine, but it’s an excellent opportunity to bring so many other issues to the fore as well. To make sure your charity approaches campaigning in the most effective way, here are our top tips for campaigning in the local and NI elections.

Principle named Consultancy of the Year 2021

On December 2nd 2021 were thrilled to win Consultancy of the Year 2021 at the Better Society Awards, recognising our work with so many vital charities. This was a great night and we extend our congratulations to all the other nominees and winners as well. Principle Consulting is a social enterprise that provides expert policy, public affairs and campaignssupport to …

Work experience blog 2021

Each year, we welcome students who are learning English as a second language to Principle Consulting for work experience. These two blogs were completed by our recent students, Luwam and Abubaker, reflecting on current political issues that are important to them.   ‘People are like plants’ by Abubaker  My name is Abubakar, I am 18 years old and a current student …

We’re looking for a Junior Consultant!

Job title: Junior Consultant Location: Flexible, with at least 2 days a week in London when Covid restrictions allow Salary: £24,000 Length of contract: 1 year with possibility of extension Hours: We have a flexible working policy, based on a 37.5-hour week for a full-time employee and would be happy to discuss the flexible working needs of the successful candidate. …

Policy and public affairs internship

Applications for this role have closed. This page is here as a record for candidates. Policy and public affairs internship at Principle Consulting Salary: London Living Wage (£10.85 per hour) Contract length: 6 weeks full time, or part-time equivalent to suit the successful candidate. Start date to be agreed dependent on the availability of the successful candidate. Place of work: …

Experiencing life: looking at ‘lived experience’

As part of its commitment to navigate a new course of integration and partnership, NHS England’s recent paper outlining a local-led approach to healthcare recommends “co-production with people with lived experience”. However, individual subjectivity is a complex area and without careful consideration its value can be undermined. Phenomenology (or the study of experience) can go some way to helping us understand another …

Destination integration: unanswered questions over the latest NHS reforms

After months of consultation with NHS England, Health Secretary Matt Hancock presented the Government’s White Paper on the future of health and social care to the House of Commons on 11th February: “At its heart, this white paper enables greater integration, reduces bureaucracy and supports the way that the NHS and social care work when they work at their best: together.” Hoped to …