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  • How to attract top charity talent in a candidate-driven market

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: Annie Hayes
    On: 08.07.2021

    Annie Hayes at Third Sector Jobs offers top tips on how to find top talent for charities now candidates are back in the driving seat.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Interview

    An enlightening experience

    Topics: IT, technology and digital / Crisis management / People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 07.07.2021

    Pascale Nicholls, Director of Finance and Governance at Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, shares a preview of her Annual Conference presentation, explaining how finance sits at the heart of sustainability and innovation.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Facing organisational endings

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Crisis management
    Written by: CFG
    On: 01.07.2021

    Charity consultant Iona Lawrence takes a look at the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and explains why organisational endings can and should be good.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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    Member Focus: How small charity Making Music is fine-tuning to support musicians during Covid

    Topics: People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 16.06.2021

    As part of #SmallCharityWeek, we speak to Helen Evans, Finance Director of Making Music, about the vital work the charity is doing to ensure musicians continue to make music during the pandemic, and the financial challenges and opportunities this small charity now face.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Why you should always show the salary on your job ads

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted by: Guest blogger
    On: 24.05.2021

    Jennifer Jackson at Third Sector Jobs explains why salary transparency is the right thing to do as well as an advantage for recruitment and retention.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    What does the Queen’s speech mean for charities?

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 12.05.2021

    A raft of new policies were announced in the Queen's Speech on 11 May. CFG's Policy Manager, Richard Sagar, sifts through the small print to find out what's in store for charities.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Rainy days and reserves

    Topics: Crisis management / Accounting and reporting / Risk
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 11.05.2021

    Caron Bradshaw OBE shares her thoughts on the issues around charity reserves in light of the Covid pandemic and recent investigations by the Charity Commission.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Charity staff, mental health and the pandemic

    Topics: People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 10.05.2021

    Jan Hutchinson, Director of Programmes at Centre for Mental Health, shares the charity's experiences of managing employee wellbeing and mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic.

     

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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    UK Aid cuts will have devastating impact on smaller charities

    Topics: Funding / Economy and policy
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 30.04.2021

    The Small International Development Charities Network (SIDCN) urgently needs your help to gather data on the impact of UK Aid cuts.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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    Mighty oaks from little acorns grow...

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: CFG
    On: 23.04.2021

    When CFG's Mentoring Scheme was launched for members in October 2019, no one could have predicted just how successful and valued it would become. Jessica Meddick, Senior Member and Insight Officer at CFG, looks back at how the scheme has gone from a seed of an idea to something much bigger, despite the challenge of Covid.

     

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    Tax Day: What could it mean for charities?

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 24.03.2021

    CFG's Policy Manager Richard Sagar takes a look at what the government's 'Tax Day' on 23 March could mean for the charity sector.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • The benefits of Microsoft Dynamics 365 across all functions

    Topics: Procurement and resources / IT, technology and digital
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 18.03.2021

    In advance of CFG's IT Conference on 25 March, event sponsor m-hance share their expert insights on the benefits of using Microsoft Dynamics 365 cloud-based solutions in all areas of your organisation.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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