Start your bucket list right now!

By Josephine Brown To bring about a BrisLETS group that really benefits you, first you need to crystallise your ideas about what makes a useful organisation. Jessie Scott is a long-term member of BrisLETS, putting her in an excellent position to ask the kind of...

A mutual social contract

LETS as a foundational part of an emergent mutual social contract By Paul Wildman The basic principles that enable LETS are mostly the same as those that govern equitable currency systems. Barter and equitable currency-money systems such as LETS depend mainly on the...

Why all the changes?

Why the major overhaul of our T&Cs (terms and conditions)? Why change the Constitution? by Simon Cole, Chair Many of us in BrisLETS – and those who have taken a look and left – would like Units to be more genuinely valuable. Fundamentally, Units are only as...

Experience makes a little go a long way

By Simon Cole,Chair. When people hear that BrisLETS has been going for more than 30 years, they’re impressed. There’s something about longevity that instils confidence. It suggests relevance to needs being met, and a method that’s working. For a long time, BrisLETS...

Beneficial business collaborations on the horizon

Substation33, Food Connect and the Albion Peace Hall By Simon Cole, Chair. During May, I went to the YFS Social Enterprise Initiative, a hacker space in Woodridge called Substation33, to talk to the manager, Tony Sharp.Walking into the warehouse, I saw more than 20...