Helping You Get AHEAD

Our AHEAD Programme will use the past to build a better future, as we facilitate discussions about the past, using Applied Heritage to learn and to find a common understanding which will promote reconciliation. For too long the past has meant division and difficulty, our vision is to tackle the difficult issues and to turn heritage to our advantage. The AHEAD Programme has been pioneered by LEXXER Solutions after a number of years working in the heritage sector on a range of Council, PEACE, Her...
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NEVERENDUM – The Worst Possible Result

The High Court ruling has thrown the government's plans for Brexit into turmoil and with it the economic uncertainty and political crisis continues to grow. The case for further parliamentary scrutiny is strong and constitutionally the case for its necessity has been accepted by the courts. However in real terms the country appears to be caught in a sort of constitutional-political-economic state of paralysis. The clear will of the people has been questioned in Scotland and Northern Ireland w...
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PEACE BY PIECE

There has been much uncertainty in recent weeks over the fate of European funded projects and outstanding applications. Many groups have already waited years to see the new INTERREG and PEACE programmes launched only to find that midway through an application process the BREXIT vote halted everything. We at LEXXER have been working with clients to assure them that there is still a future in European funding and we are pleased to see the recent announcement from the Minister. European Peace fund...
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Final PEACE of the Funding Jigsaw

LEXXER Solutions is glad to welcome today’s launch of the much awaited PEACE IV funding. It is the final piece of the European funding jigsaw and will be a much needed boost to community and voluntary sector. As a funding consultant we have been meeting with potential applicants to help them prepare for today. New criteria and different focus areas mean that partnership bids and stronger business cases will be needed. Our forecasts have proven accurate with the final shape of the programme re...
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LEXXER Cocktail Party

You have all heard about the old advice – never mix your drinks but when it comes to funding Cocktails are just what the doctor ordered!!   Funding cocktails describe the solution we prescribe for many groups such as charities which are either too small to bid for central government core funding or salary based grants. The solution is the right mix of other funding sources. Like any good mixologist we know just what compliments what and in just the right proportions.   &nbs...
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