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rsz_birmingham_irish_assocWider Impact is delighted to be commission to provide strategic support to the Birmingham Irish Association (see ), which is being funded as part of the Lloyds Bank Foundation Enhance programme (see

With an aim of enhancing the capacity and capabilities of the organisation’s Board, planned outputs include:

  1. An immediate (questionnaire) analysis of the skills and experience of current Board members
  2. An analysis of any gaps in the roles, engagement and functions of the current Board
  3. Supported by graphs / workshop / meetings etc. an understanding of any skills / experience / roles function gaps that may be present
  4. A strategy to fill such gaps, which may include:
  • Re-training / energising current Board members
  • Recruiting new Board members to fill identified gaps
  • Bespoke Board recruitment handbook / advert

Wider Impact Director Edwin Lewis says, ‘It is always rewarding to support such important organisations such as the Birmingham Irish Association and to support the work of the Lloyds Bank Foundation, and we are certainly looking forward to ‘getting on with the job’!


Please do not hesitate to contact either the Lloyds Bank Foundation or Wider Impact if you require similar support.


Wider Impact Consultancy, Edwin Lewis