Questions – Do we have the answers

Questions, questions  By Andrew Gaydon In the lead-up to this year’s AGM, here are some questions for you to ponder. The BrisLETS management committee (MC) ― how many people do you think should be on it?  What do people expect of the BrisLETS MC?  What role should the...

News Bulletin – June 2019

News Bulletin By Simon Cole, Chair Events Monthly Trading Days Trading Day Format At the May and June Trading Days, you may have noticed we trialed a different format. This worked well in May and June. Having a definite program for the day makes it easier for members...

Statistics and lies

By Andrew Gaydon A discussion on Facebook commented on the brisk BrisLETS trading that happened in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (see graph). But our trading figures for the first six months of 2019 are down, at just 13,930 Units. Why did this drop occur? Was it the functions,...

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...