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  • Event

    Charities and inflation: insights from CFG's inflation event

    Topics: Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Posted by: Richard Sagar
    On: 14.06.2022

    More than 100 members and partners attended a special CFG event on inflation in May. CFG's expert speaker panel presented the latest inflation figures and forecasts, and highlighted the many different areas where higher prices will impact charities – and what charities can do to mitigate the effects.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Managing in a crisis: a guide

    Topics: Risk / Crisis management
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 01.06.2022

    What's the best way to prepare for and manage a crisis? Philip Kirkpatrick, Deputy Managing Partner at Bates Wells, shares some quick pointers and a handy checklist.

    Time to read: 9 minutes
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    Wellbeing, workplaces and Maslow

    Topics: Risk / Crisis management
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 09.05.2022

    How are work and wellbeing connected? And what do our organisational values and Maslow's hierarchy of needs have to do with creating great places to work? CFG's Dr Clare Mills shares some thoughts.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    What The Protect Duty means for you

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Crisis management / Risk
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 26.04.2022

    How does the Government's new Protect Duty affect charities and other non-profit organisations? Dr Clare Mills explains what it is and why it's time to develop a security mindset.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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    Through the looking glass: two years on from lockdown

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 23.03.2022

    Two years on from the UK's first lockdown, Caron Bradshaw OBE reflects on some lasting lessons on leadership and life.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    The Benefits of Brexit – what does the Government’s thinking mean for the voluntary and community sector?

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 16.02.2022
    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    Looking after our people

    Topics: People and culture / Crisis management
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 13.12.2021

    After nearly two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, employee health and wellbeing has become a critical issue for all organisations. CFG's CEO, Caron Bradshaw OBE, explains how CFG is working to look after its people and why CFG will be closing for an extended period in January.

    Time to read: 5 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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    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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  • And then the world turned upside down…

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Crisis management
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 09.12.2020

    With the publication of their new property research, property advice charity and CFG member the Ethical Property Foundation has never been in more demand. CEO Antonia Swinson reveals how the pandemic is changing property realities for the UK voluntary sector.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Collaboration is hard but a goal worth shooting for!

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development / Crisis management
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 08.12.2020

    As a difficult year draws to a close, CFG's CEO Caron Bradshaw reflects on the #NeverMoreNeeded team's efforts to get the right results...

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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