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Meet the charities showing governance is good

July 12, 2019

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Campaigners and trustees are fighting back from recent scandals involving the governance of high profile charities.

UK honours grassroots campaigners

May 31, 2019

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Ten grassroots campaigners have been honoured at a UK-wide awards ceremony for the impact of their work. Each year, the Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) celebrates the best campaigns and campaigners working in social enterprises, charities and individuals. Winners of this year’s awards include Recovery Space which helps the tens of thousands of people in the […]

Let’s talk about money

May 3, 2019

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There's a taboo that we shouldn't talk about money. But this reluctance in Britain has led to charities missing out on GBP560m.

Campaigners mustn’t feel chilled by the Lobbying Act

July 16, 2018

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The turmoil in British politics increases daily – and with it the possibility of a General Election within the next 12 months. Such an election would mean that any activity currently underway which could be seen as influencing the way people vote would be covered by the Lobbying Act and Electoral Commission’s regulations. Recent research from the Sheila […]

Communicating causes: the new bible for campaigners

June 29, 2018

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s 2014 prediction that the 21st Century would be the “era of the NGO” is an appropriate starting point for Communicating Causes – an all encompassing new book on the state of campaigning in the charity sector. The book, launched at a PRCA Charity and Not for Profit event last […]

Five ways charities and campaigners can get the good news out there

April 16, 2018

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Hints and tips on how charities and campaigners can spread their good news more effectively

Charities must have the freedom to campaign

January 17, 2018

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Charities have a vital role to play in campaigning for positive social change as they are well placed to spot the unintended consequences of legislation and can highlight gaps that risk leaving sections of our society behind. Even the Charity Commission for England and Wales acknowledges that while charities must be independent from party politics […]