Working with young people: what are your duty of care and safeguarding responsibilities?

EduCare give us a breakdown of young person protection policies, arrangements for managing allegations against staff, and staff behaviour policies.

Cranfield Trust: celebrating 30 years of building successful charities

This year, we are celebrating our 30th anniversary as a charity, an important milestone in our history. It also coincides with a period of great change for Cranfield Trust, as we are in the...

Why your charity’s property is so vital to Birmingham’s voluntary sector

It has never been a more challenging time to run a voluntary organisation. We are all being asked to do more with less, against a backdrop of rising rents, evictions, soaring demand and a...

Being happy, fulfilled and passionate in the workplace

Transformation Life Coaching (TLC) offers a safe, confidential space where we can examine our professional ambitions, frustrations, successes, mistakes and well being. And in the charity sector, checking in with ourselves is extra important. 

Think you can’t afford to build a strong brand?

Well now’s the time to think again! It’s the age-old conundrum – not-for-profits need a strong, compelling brand to help them stand out and raise the funds they need but spending money on developing that...

Small charities encouraged to apply for website grant

A new funding programme designed to help the development of new websites for small charities is available, thanks to The Transform Foundation. Charities with incomes below £350,000, who are not eligible for Transform's main Website Grant,...

£2 million fund from The National Lottery to bring people together and boost community...

The £2 million fund coincides with research showing that nearly half of adults (45%) in the West Midlands say community spirit is strong in their local neighbourhood To mark The National Lottery’s 25th...

How to create an ideal CV and use it to supercharge your job hunt

By Fidelis Navas: Founder and MD, Gamma Talent: Responsible Recruitment for the Third Sector www.gammatalent.com Getting the CV updated. Remembering the names of strategic partner organisations who no longer exist. Recalling old job titles. Googling different...

Six short audio films about End of Life and Dying issues from the Muslim...

Nadia Khan, who is a Consultant in Palliative Care at John Taylor Hospice, has collaborated with BIMA (British Islamic Medical Association) to create a set of 6 short audio films talking about End of...

Interviews and the importance of feedback – for everyone!

By Fidelis Navas: Founder and MD, Gamma Talent: Responsible Recruitment for the Third Sector www.gammatalent.com I am a member of a Facebook group for fundraisers. It’s professionally fascinating, and helpful – social media at its finest...