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Advocacy report and online listing launched

Reading Advice Network has just published the report from our most-recent Forum “Advocacy in Reading”, which examined what advocacy is, how it helps people who may need representation and support in dealing with pressing or complex issues, and how to access the most-appropriate organisation that may be able to help. … Read More

New Quality Standards holders

RAN’s Annual General Meeting on 26th September 2018 included a quick photo opportunity for the latest recipients of the RAN Quality Standard Certificates, their organisations having successfully achieved the Standards. Our congratulations to both British Red Cross and Graft Thames Valley, seen here receiving Certificates from Richard Harrison, Chair of … Read More

RAN is Safe + Sound

Safe + Sound! Reading Advice Network are proud to announce that we have achieved the “Safe + Sound governance mark”, assessed and awarded by Reading Voluntary Action to those voluntary organisations in the Reading area that meet the criteria for good goverance. The RAN Board had to prove that we … Read More

Quality without worry

Improvements to our Quality Standards RAN’s Board of Trustees have reviewed our RAN Quality Standard, and following feedback from our assessors and from RAN Members who have undertaken the Standards, we’ve made it a bit easier to provide evidence to achieve those Standards. No, we haven’t comprised the quality of … Read More