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    Why we’ve brought in a new area for diversity monitoring

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 06.06.2022

    Dr Clare Mills shares CFG's ongoing EDI work and explains why CFG is making changes to make its events and speaker panels as inclusive as they can be.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Taking control of your energy costs

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: CFG
    On: 16.05.2022

    CFG corporate partner Utility Aid takes a look at the utilities market and shares advice on how to keep costs as low as possible.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    Gender equality? There's more work to be done!

    Topics: Risk / People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 07.03.2022

    On this year's International Women's Day, Caron Bradshaw OBE considers how far we've come and how far we still need to go to ensure gender equality in the workplace.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • Small charities

    Financial strategy and contingency planning for smaller charities

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 27.11.2021

    How can smaller charities set out a plan for their finances? Where's the best place to start? As part of CFG's new Small Charities Programme, cost reduction analyst James Rimmer explains what small charities can do now to plan ahead for 2022 and beyond.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Shifting the dial, one job advert at a time

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 25.10.2021

    CFG reaffirms its commitment to #ShowTheSalary to end discriminatory recruitment practice.

    Time to read: 2 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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  • 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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    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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  • 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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    The balance between giving and receiving: why CFG is (temporarily) closing in mid-December

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Crisis management
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 03.12.2020

    This year, Charity Finance Group has taken the difficult decision to close from mid-December. CFG's CEO Caron Bradshaw explains why.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Campaign

    This is an emergency! CFG asks civil society to #MobiliseNotMothball and get behind its urgent message to government

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Crisis management
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 10.11.2020

    Thousands of charities and social enterprises are now in serious financial difficulty, but there is hope, says Caron Bradshaw, CEO of Charity Finance Group: Join CFG’s campaign and call for an urgent government plan that is fit-for-purpose!

    Time to read: 6 minutes
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    Black History Month: The black people who inspire us

    Topics: People and culture / Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 21.10.2020

    As part of Black History Month, members of CFG's new Diversity Working Group have been talking about the black people who have inspired their lives. Read on to learn about some of those incredible people.

    Time to read: 7 minutes
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