Weekly message from John Austin, ADSO Chair

A belated happy new year to you all. I hope you managed to have a good break over the festive period. The respite didn’t last very long and we are now back in lockdown. I think we all predicted the current scenario. It will no doubt put additional pressures on all of us, particularly those of … Continued

Christmas message, ADSO Directors 2020

Well what a year! I know it isn’t over yet, but this is the last ADSO newsletter of 2020. For all of us it has been a difficult year, for many it has been a real challenge both personally and professionally, but as Peter said last week, we are really nearly over the finishing line … Continued

Weekly message from Peter Sass, Vice-Chair

Hang on in there, colleagues; the Christmas and New Year break is nearly upon us and hopefully a chance for all of us to have a well-deserved break after a year like no other. I’ve got two more main meetings next week, one of which is full Council, then I can look forward to some … Continued

Weekly message from John Lynch, Director of Finance

Hi Everyone ADSO Awards I hope everyone who didn’t get to see the ADSO Awards live last week has had the chance to catch up with the video of the event which is on our website https://vimeo.com/485866190 I really enjoyed the event and it was great that we were able to shine a light on some … Continued

Weekly message from Peter Savage, Company Secretary

This is my final newsletter to you all so forgive me for taking the opportunity to dwell on the past two years.  Since taking the reins in November 2018 during the annual conference at Nottingham I have enjoyed a further enjoyable and informative conference at Bristol.  Sadly, as we all know, this year we have … Continued

Weekly message from Susan Biddle, Director of Training

Happy third week of lockdown everyone (it is week three isn’t it – I have lost track!!) AGM and Awards Ceremony What I do know for sure is that our ADSO AGM and Award Ceremony is taking place this Thursday 26th November starting at 5.00pm and I want to remind you all as members to come along.  … Continued

Weekly message from John Austin, ADSO Chair

I hope you are all surviving the current lockdown – only just over 2 weeks to go! I have been watching the events in the USA with increasing sympathy for the election officials of those states targeted by Donald Trump. We have all faced criticism I’m sure during elections from voters, candidates, and agents etc who were unhappy … Continued

Annual General Meeting agenda – 26 November 2020 at 5pm

Dear colleagues Please find the agenda for the Annual General Meeting at the following link.  The meeting will be by video. https://www.adso.co.uk/adso-governance/ Please let me know if you are able to attend or give apologies for absence – the quorum is 5% so we need a minimum of 55 people to be present. Yours sincerely … Continued

Weekly message from Joanna Boaler, Director of Communications

What a week! I could just leave it there… Despite entering into another national lockdown, there has been some other news for once. The most powerful politician in the world has been voted for. In my first draft, it wasn’t certain what the result would be. I had thought very hard about what to write … Continued

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