20 December 2013 | News and features

On your bike…

All of us in the Dot Dot Dot office like to cycle, and as part of our environmental policy we try to do everything we can to make it as easy for staff and guardians to get around by bike.  But given that London’s roads can be dangerous and scary, we decided to spend a… Read More

13 December 2013 | News and features

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

You can usually be confident that you’re going to have a good Christmas party when you have several hundred mince pies, dozens of bottles of wine to mull, a stack of glitter, a festive playlist and some lovely guests expected. And so it proved for Dot Dot Dot last night. It was great to have… Read More

8 November 2013 | News and features

More funding = fewer empty buildings = more fantastic guardians = more volunteering = better world!

At Dot Dot Dot we’re absolutely delighted to have been chosen to receive a second round of funding through Nesta’s Innovation in Giving programme. The scheme – funded by the Cabinet Office – exists to support and grow innovative ideas with potential to make a big difference to the amount of time or money that… Read More

1 August 2013 | News and features

MP Jim Fitzgerald’s visit to Dot Dot Dot

Thanks very much indeed to Jim Fitzgerald, MP for Poplar and Limehouse, for making time to come and see what we’re up to at Dot Dot Dot. We were able to show Jim some of the properties we’re able to offer our guardians – preventing the flats from sitting empty while providing volunteers with cheap… Read More

1 August 2013 | News and features

The living wage at Dot Dot Dot

Perhaps the best thing about running a social enterprise is that at least some of the time you can do things which are fair and ethical, which make business sense, and which make you personally happy. For Dot Dot Dot, being part of the Living Wage Campaign is a prime example of something that ticks… Read More

21 June 2013 | News and features

Welcoming Ben Richardson to the Dot Dot Dot team!

Good news for Dot Dot Dot – we’re very glad to have Ben Richardson joining us as our new Operations and Social Impact Coordinator. Ben has come from Thames Reach, where he was managing a large supported housing programme for ex-homeless people.  As well as his housing expertise, he brings his enthusiasm for and experience… Read More

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