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Surviving a merger was the biggest test of my career
One charity chief executive says surviving the merger process is down to commitment, maintaining a sense of humour, and accepting support

Leah Swain

06, Feb, 2018 @7:21 AM

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Charity Commission chair heralds new start for charities and government | David Brindle
Sector breathes sigh of relief as Tory peer Tina Stowell is named for top post at regulator, while the other candidate, Rob Wilson, takes a pop at charities

David Brindle

29, Jan, 2018 @12:10 PM

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Judi Dench: 'Practical support is just as important as the name on the letterhead'
Charity trustees Dame Judi Dench, Maxine Peake, writer Monica Ali and presenter Katie Piper tell us what they’ve learned from their chosen causes

15, Nov, 2017 @7:23 AM

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Want to be a charity trustee? I've done it for years and I'm not sure it's worth it | David Walker
Being a charity trustee involves significant legal liabilities. It’s almost as thouhh the government actively wants to deter volunteers

David Walker

14, Nov, 2017 @7:22 AM

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How charities can work with tech companies
Charities know that digital technology can boost their impact, but getting started is a challenge. Here are some tips

Sam Applebee

23, Aug, 2017 @6:02 AM

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Two years on from Kids Company, are charities worth saving?| Asheem Singh
Camila Batmanghelidjh’s work was monitored by volunteer trustees but this is no way to run vital services. No wonder charities struggle to survive

Asheem Singh

08, Aug, 2017 @6:42 AM

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What you need to know to be a charity trustee | Jane Hobson
With Kids Company’s travails in the news again, here’s some guidance on charity trustee responsibilities, from finances to overseeing staff and volunteers

Jane Hobson

03, Aug, 2017 @6:42 AM

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How charities must transform for the digital age | Zoe Amar
Technology is not just about more digital tools and skills. It raises big questions about how we see the future of the voluntary sector

Zoe Amar

31, Jul, 2017 @6:23 AM

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Charities muzzled by 'gagging law'? We've embraced culture of silence| Asheem Singh
The Lobbying Act is absurd but fear and apathy have driven charities to shirk their duty to carry out even basic campaigning

Asheem Singh

10, Jul, 2017 @6:53 AM

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I survived child abuse - thanks to a small charity | Dawn Neville
I know how important it is to have small, highly-focused charities that are close by when someone needs to talk

Dawn Neville

22, Jun, 2017 @6:14 AM

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Charities must put those we help on the board of trustees | Joel Rose
Beneficiaries are the people who know first-hand the importance of a charity’s mission. They can bring skills, vision and passion, plus personal experience

Joel Rose

12, Jun, 2017 @6:59 AM

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How to build a successful charity from scratch | Jo Owen
As a serial founder, I know running a charity is harder than business. Here’s my advice, from avoiding fraud to managing finance and hiring on a budget

Jo Owen

17, May, 2017 @8:00 AM

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