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5 ways your business can help a charity

We all know giving to charity is a good thing on an individual level but it can also be beneficial at a business level too. Positive press, networking, employee satisfaction, team-building and consumer opinion are all areas a company can benefit from supporting charity. 342 more words


Grown-up relationships in connecting worlds

This blog first appeared on www.thirdsector.co.uk on 17th October 2016.

Making connections is one of the most powerful things a charity can do, writes our Chief Executive Paul Streets. 765 more words

Voluntary Sector

Brexit: Time for charities to make a mend

Ahead of the EU referendum the voluntary sector was, in my opinion, too quiet on the matter. I’m well aware of the reasons organisations may have been quiet considering the risks that could come about from upsetting donors, staff and beneficiaries but the sector could well be shooting itself in the foot.  336 more words


Archbishop of Canterbury praises work of voluntary sector in helping those in debt

On 10th October 2016, Lord Sharkey asked the Government “what assessment they have made of the harm to consumers caused by unsolicited real-time promotion of high-cost credit and of debt management solutions.” The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. 210 more words


Alx Veliz Reminds Us 'Love Still Exists' in New 'U+Me' Video Premiere

It’s no secret that Canadian artists like Justin BieberThe Weeknd and Shawn Mendes rule the U.S. charts—and Toronto born singer-songwriter Alx Veliz may be the next to join those ranks. 219 more words


Council cuts to charities is now undermining community

The arbitrary cuts to Voluntary Sector grants back in March 2016 were cynical – they were never necessary. I wrote on a few occasions that the Council could not control their finances to the level of accuracy required to make that statement. 642 more words

Derby City Council

Groups urged to volunteer their opinions

Voluntary organisations across Somerset are being urged to share their views in a ‘health check’ of the county’s voluntary sector.

The ‘state of the sector’ survey aims to identify the issues and opportunities for voluntary groups and organisations. 182 more words