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All full-time staff at the Directory of Social Change to work a four-day week

The Directory of Social Change has announced it has moved permanently to a four-day working week for all of its full-time staff. Staff at the training and publishing charity will work the same number of hours condensed into four days, with some … Continue reading

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Free guide to borrowing for charities | CAF Bank

FINANCE YOUR FUTURE GOALS A guide to borrowing for charities Why should you consider borrowing? Because it can offer a way to achieve your organisation’s goals and do more for the communities you support. A loan could open the door … Continue reading

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Charity Commission Confirms Registration of LGB Alliance

The Charity Commission has decided, after careful consideration, that the LGB Alliance (LGBA) should be entered onto the Register of Charities. LGBA applied to register as a charity in March 2020. Its purposes are to promote equality and diversity and … Continue reading

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Employee who started at the bottom of Refugee Action rises to chief executive

A man who joined Refugee Action in an entry-level position 19 years ago has been appointed its next chief executive. Tim Naor Hilton, who has been the charity’s interim chief executive since the departure of Stephen Hale earlier this year, joined … Continue reading

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Association of Charitable Foundations Publishes Report on Funders’ Commitment to Climate Change

The Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) has published the first progress report from signatories to the Funder Commitment on Climate Change. The report shows signatories are committed to addressing the challenge of climate change but that the impact of Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Field building for democracy: The importance of connection, coordination and collaboration

In this blog, Michelle Man reflects on her work outside of NPC on the UK Democracy Handbook—a new co-created and collectively owned resource for people working to build a better democracy. She shares ideas on how to increase connections within a chosen field, … Continue reading

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Good Things Foundation news

This week’s call for urgent action from Gordon Brown and the Alliance for Full Employment is absolutely critical. As new data from Ofcom shows that 1.5 million households still lack access to the internet at home, it’s clear that we need a robust … Continue reading

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Charities are part of the ‘ecosystem’ required to tackle climate change, says leader

Charities are part of the “ecosystem” required to tackle the climate emergency and could have a complementary relationship to more radical movements like Extinction Rebellion, ActionAid International’s climate change lead has said. Harjeet Singh, global lead on climate change at ActionAid … Continue reading

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NCVO – The latest results from the Respond, Recover, Reset survey

Last round we asked about expectations for the coming month, here are just some of the headlines: 30% reported a deteriorating financial position in the last month. 60% expect their financial position to remain the same over the next month. … Continue reading

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NCVO news and resources

Coronavirus guidance – latest updates  We’ve refreshed our coronavirus practical advice pages to reflect the very latest information. The guidance now includes: Updates to our managing covid-risk section including covid-19 testing and relevant information on the opening up of the visitor economy outlined in the … Continue reading

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