‘Thanks Emma for this and the presentations, it was a very useful session’ – NG7, December 15

Thank you so much for the presentations they have been duly printed off and ready to place in a ring binder. This will be so useful during food bank opening times - Nottingham food bank, December 16

‘Many thanks for delivering the sessions on 30 Jan (15). The feedback is great.’ - HR, Nottingham City Council (Feb 2015)

‘Nice relaxed atmosphere. A fun afternoon. Lots learnt. Made me think! Thank you Emma!’ - course participant, Jan 2015

‘Improving Financial Resilience in Bestwood’ project 2014. ‘Thanks so much Emma. The work you have done has been inspirational – looking forward to seeing this move this forward. Best wishes, Dorothy Dexter, Bestwood Advice Centre’

Local Welfare Assistance research for report, 2014. ‘I am happy with the work you have done on this’ - Damon Gibbons, Centre for Responsible Credit

‘Thank you for your attentive and significant contribution to this very important area of work’. (Councillor, Chesterfield, 2013)

‘It is obvious you have worked very hard on the project and achieved lots’.  (14-19yrs Service, Derbyshire County Council, 2013)

‘…all the great work you’ve done for our sector’. (CEO Midlands Community Finance, 2013)

‘Thank you for all your hard work and efforts to tackle financial exclusion and debt’ (Chair, Midlands Community Finance, 2013)

‘It has been of great benefit to work in the partnership with you and to be able to get your advice and the rich information you sent out. I do hope you secure something that uses your considerable skills in the near future’. (Mission and Ministry Team, Derby Diocese, 2013)

‘You have done the most fantastic job for Derbyshire, and we will miss your drive, determination and fantastic knowledge hugely.’  (Leaving Care, Barnardos Children’s Service, 2013)

‘I certainly appreciated your help when I was preparing our ‘Live Well 4 Less’ courses earlier this year, and will miss having you at the end of a phone or email for further info, networking and support on financial inclusion issues.  I saw x and x… I know they will also miss your lead within the Gamesley financial inclusion group.’ (High Peak CVS, 2013)

‘Not sure how XXX will manage without you – the amount of work you could juggle always amazed me!’ (Housing Options, Age UK Derby and Derbyshire, 2013)

‘I particularly wish to thank you for the work you’ve done to initiate and help us drive things forward in Gamesley and with the Credit Union.’ (Manager of Communities and Culture, High Peak Borough Council, 2013)

‘I particularly wish to thank you for the work you’ve done to initiate and help us drive things forward in Gamesley and with the Credit Union.’ (Children’s Centre Manager, Derbyshire County Council, 2013)

‘….enjoyed working with you, if only for a short time.’ (Public Health Manager, Public Health, Derbyshire County Council, 2013)

‘.,..it has been great working with you over the last few years.’ (Deputy CEO, South Derbyshire CAB, 2013)

‘…after all you have achieved and the partnership working you have created, I'm not sure how all the organisations will communicate now’. (Manager, Erewash Credit Union, 2013)

‘I have not known you long but I have found your help and support invaluable. I hope that you will find another role locally that allows you to impart your considerable skills and knowledge to all in the field.’ (Money Advisor, Dales Housing, 2013)

‘It has been good working with you.’ (Manager, Salcare, 2013))

‘You really have done sterling work and it’s been a pleasure working with you.’  (Community Investment Manager, Guinness Northern Counties, 2013)

‘Thanks for all your help and support over the past three years.’ (Financial Inclusion Officer, Rykneld Homes)

‘It’s been a pleasure working with you, sorry we haven’t been able to do more’. (Public Health Development Coordinator, Health and Housing, Public Health, Derbyshire County Council, 2013)

‘It is such a shame that your excellent work is being discontinued ….’ (Paul A Jones, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013)

‘You were clearly committed to the role and passionate about providing financial inclusion across Derbyshire.’ (Community Investment, Barclays, 2013)

‘The great thing about you Emma is how you pull everyone together’. (Affordable Warmth Officer, Bolsover District Council, 2012)

‘I don’t know how you juggle so many things’. (Manager, Erewash Credit Union, 2012) 

‘You’ve done loads in Derbyshire in a short space of time’. (Transact, national forum for Financial Inclusion, 2012)

‘Im so glad its you driving this (work)’. (Leaving Care Service, Barnardos, February `13)

‘Thought you made a good presentation at the Health & Wellbeing Board.’ (Deputy Chief Executive, Derbyshire County Council, July 2013)

‘I enjoyed yesterday as it was the first time I can remember all of the credit unions … sitting down together…That in itself was progress’.  (Financial Inclusion Coordinator, Bolsover CVP, 2010)

‘Just to say we found the meeting engaging and were reassured that the appetite for credit union development was much in evidence… Thank you for facilitating the event’. (Derby United Credit Union, 2010)