The launch of the Our Fair City Campaign - this work follows on from the Fairness Commission and is the first in the country. A website has been developed along with a social media campaign. Fairness Champions have been recruited, priorities agreed and events held.
Sheffield Fair Employer Charter - another first! Led and developed by the private sector the Charter was launched on 22nd January 2016.
A National Fairness Conference for held on Tuesday 8th March 2016.
The Launch of Sheffield Money - advice and affordable loans (FCA approved).
Support for Development of the Sheffield Poverty Strategy
Smart Sheffield - city wide advisory group established and support for Sheffield Smart Lab
Recognising and Valuing Female Talent - leadership group established - annual events and partnership working. Report produced outlining how women will not benefit from economic growth unless gender specifically addressed by the LEP Growth Plan.
100 Resilient Neighbourhoods - work undertaken in 2015-15 on a whole city approach to resilient neighbourhoods. Big Lottery and Young Foundation are interested in building alliances.
Sheffield Thriving VCF Leadership Group - SCPB group focused on understanding what is happening in the third sector.
Sheffield Freedom City Initiative - Sheffield will become the first Freedom City. Currently focussed on developing a proposal and project plan to implement in 2016.
State of Sheffield Reports and Events
Talking, Networking and Thinking - SCPB discussion papers written and published on-line. Events: Inclusive Economic Growth, Citizen Led Design, State of Sheffield follow on, Sheffield Money, Fairness Champions, Collaborative Leadership
SCPB Sessions developing thinking on - Collaborative Leadership, Devolution, Public Service Reform, Reducing Inequality and The Economy
Academic Work - teaching inputs with University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam, Nottingham and Birmingham Universities. Sharon Squires (former Director) was part of the N8 Research Group. Sharon also undertook a Crook Fellowship with the Crick Centre on Urban Leadership and Governance in the Era of Devolution.