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The darker side of volunteering

Volunteering is a good thing, yes? Perhaps for the organization being helped, but for the volunteers it’s not so simple. In this blog post, Adam Talbot from the University of Brighton, UK shares his latest work on burnout and stress amongst volunteers. 710 more words


Amazon at 15: older and wiser?

To mark our 15th birthday, we considered shouting about our greatest achievements. Exciting campaigns, award nominations, high profile events. They are some of our favourite moments. 389 more words


The #FundraisingReview

Today is an important day for the sector. Following a summer of negative media coverage about charities and their fundraising tactics, the Charity Fundraising Review – chaired by… 256 more words


Charity Writing and Communications Training Days, Oct 2015

I’m pleased to have been asked to run an internal communications session at the Charity Writing and Communications Training days at the Directory of Social Change again this year. 393 more words


In Frankurt: Voluntary Action

As luck would have it, the cheap train was the one that took the scenic route – along the Rhine down from Cologne to Frankfurt. Much luckier than those planning to fly over from Birmingham that day, grounded by the Lufthansa cockpit strike. 697 more words

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Charities need PR help

The last few weeks have not been good for the charity sector. The ongoing problems at Kids Company generated a lot of media coverage, none of it positive. 288 more words

A conversation about Play England's future - an invitation to all

A conversation about Play England’s future – an invitation to all

We are asking individuals and organisations to circulate this letter to your mailing lists and contacts. 867 more words