Richard is involved with and supports a number of community projects including:
- A volunteer mentor [now retired] with the Business Mentoring Service in Scotland in Scotland run through the Scottish Chambers of Commerce,
- Wiston Lodge - which started with him mentoring them on their break from the YMCA,
- Linn Park where he walks most days .... he helps with this web site: www.LinnPark.org.uk
- Carlex - the Campaign Against Retirement Leasehold Exploitation for people living in flats, which is now known as Leasehold Knowledge.
- TTAS - a campaign against unfair property management of flats - This site has been removed due to unknown circumstances.
- PeverelAction - another campaign against unfair property management of flats. Again this site is closed, but he supports its successor AboutPeverel which deals with successor company Firstport Property Management.
- Accountability Scotland - campaigning for justice and rights in Scotland of which he is Treasurer.