Campaigning

At LEXXER we help you to be heard, and ensure that your message is clear and consistent. Often the passion of a cause, or the urgency of the issue means that you or your firm or organisation are not in the best place to make strategic decisions. This is where we come in, with an external, professional and more strategic approach. Our ethos is simple - You Do the Talking, We will do the Thinking! An effective issue advocacy campaign requires more than just good lobbying; it requires a strategic ...
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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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TAKEN BY LAIM NEESON’S SUPPORT

At LEXXER Solutions we are very much “ Taken” by the support Hollywood actor and local star Laim Neeson has shown for his hometown of Ballymena. We, like many, were shocked and saddened by the announcements that the town’s biggest employers - Michelin tyres and JTI Gallaher tobacco were to close with the loss of almost 2000 jobs.   We welcome and have written to Unite to support their ‘Rally for a Future’ taking place next month on February 6. Like Laim Neeson we value urgent action a...
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POP-UP Solutions

The Wantage Mix - the irresistible rise of the pop-up office. Wantage is a small market town in Oxfordshire, UK. In many ways, it serves as a case study for how the UK has adapted to the recession and how new, non-traditional and sustainable initiatives like pop-up shops and now pop-up offices are helping both the local and national economies recover. Wantage 2009 Five years ago, a story ran on the Daily Mail website that linked the fate of Wantage to that of the country, tying the rece...
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Ticking All the Right Boxes

LEXXER Solutions - Ticking all the Right Boxes for your business, as we grow and develop together. As a relatively new start up we are keenly aware of the need to market and communicate. Therefore we are using first hand knowledge as well as the best research and skills in the industry to develop advice and services which will help you succeed. The Social Media Checklist is a good start for both businesses and charities or community groups, as they strive to reach new audiences. The p...
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SOLUTIONS

LEXXER Solutions - The Answer   Problems are sadly an everyday feature of life and work, however not finding the right solution can mean the difference between success and failure for a business or organisation. Often problems compound one another with a resource problem leading to a results problem. The first step is to stop and ask for help and together we can arrive at a solution which will meet your need. If your company or organisation is struggling for any...
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LEXXER Plans Tough Talking not Big Conversation

In a week of crisis at Stormont, it is all to easy to forget the financial crisis facing local universities. As Knowledge Brokers LEXXER Solutions takes a keen interest in local universities and their future. They are in fact the powerhouses of our Knowledge economy and must be seen as a key investment for the future. Today the Employment and Learning Minister Stephen Farry said that the way higher education is funded in Northern Ireland is "no longer sustainable", as he launched a consultation...
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A Poor Future

As a firm LEXXER believes in giving something back and has a clear policy of giving 10% of profits to good causes or pro bono work to help charities. We see this as an investment in the future and well as just the right thing to do. Therefore the recent figures on child poverty has prompted us to ask what more can the business community generally do? The BBC Headline should make us all sit up UK has 2.3m children living in poverty, government says The number of children living in relative...
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Happy Birthday from LEXXER

We have a free birthday present for you this year! If you have an anniversary you wish to mark, we will provide a free consultation and then together work to plan and source funding for it. With so many notable historic anniversaries from the Great War to Waterloo, we will marry or historical and cultural tourism expertise with project development and management know how to ensure that you mark your anniversary in style.  The team at LEXXER Solutions realize that often the problem is a lack o...
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Debt Advice

Social Development Minister, Mervyn Storey MLA, has announced that he is increasing funding to the Mortgage Debt Advice Service The MDAS, provided by the Housing Rights Service, will see its funding increase to £340,000 in 2015/16, an increase of £115,000 from 2014/15. The increase in funding will enable the Housing Rights Service to provide valuable support to more people who are in mortgage crisis and further help reduce the risk of people facing homelessness and repossession. Speaking a...
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