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...

Give your 2019 a Fresh Start

Resolutions may be sometimes far-fetched. Fidelis Navas shares how we should think about one key resolution that is achievable towards getting a new job.

How your website speed can seriously impact your visitor numbers

Written by: Dainius Stepulevicius, Web Developer at bvscwebdesign.org Did you know that your website speed has the biggest impact on your visitors? In some cases, they may actually leave before the website has even loaded. What...

Get the picture!

Nothing conveys the powerful messages of a charity or social enterprise as well as great, original photography, writes Ian Cuthbert. 

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...

5 great reasons to outsource your payroll!

With a trustworthy provider taking care of your payroll, you're less stressed and you have more time to focus on what you do best - running your business.

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...

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. 

Preparing for interview? Don’t be afraid to ask questions!

By Fidelis Navas: Founder and MD, Gamma Talent: Responsible Recruitment for the Third Sector www.gammatalent.com I was recently reminded of a time that I went for an interview. I was rushing to get there on time...