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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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    Meet our Sponsors: HW Fisher

    Topics: Procurement and resources / People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 17.05.2022

    With CFG’s Annual Conference 2022 just around the corner, we talk to Carol Rudge from HW Fisher about this year’s Annual Conference theme – Purposeful and Empowering – and what it means to her and the charities she works with.

    Time to read: 4 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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  • Small charities

    After the local elections… a “what next?” for small charities

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Charity finance policy
    Posted by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 10.05.2022

    Now that the dust has settled on the 2022 local elections, now is the time for small charities to reach out and build relations with local government representatives, says Dr Clare Mills.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    The Queen’s Speech, and the implications for charities

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Accounting and reporting
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 10.05.2022

    Dr Clare Mills shares her reaction to the Queen's Speech and is left wondering if a ground-shifting moment in history will be matched by any ground-shifting policies.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • How can charity employers support employees through the cost-of-living crisis?

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Posted by: Annie Hayes
    On: 10.05.2022

    How can you help workers and volunteers facilitate the communities they serve as the cost-of-living crisis takes hold, whilst ensuring they themselves aren’t caught in the grips of the crisis? Annie Hayes shares some advice.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Interview

    Building a home for members

    Topics: Leadership and career development / People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 24.03.2022

    What does it mean to be a member of the CFG community? And how are members helping to shape the benefits and services CFG provides? We talk to Jit Mistry, Head of Membership and Marketing at CFG, to find out.

    Time to read: 4 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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  • Championing gender equality in the third sector

    Topics: Leadership and career development / People and culture
    Posted by: Annie Hayes
    On: 03.03.2022

    Annie Hayes at Third Sector Jobs shares advice on how to implement robust gender equality strategies within the third sector as we approach International Women’s Day (IWD).

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Coaching charity finance teams to success in 2022

    Topics: Leadership and career development
    Posted by: Nicki Deeson
    On: 12.02.2022
    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Innovation: How do you do yours?

    Topics: Leadership and career development / IT, technology and digital
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 28.01.2022

    Ahead of CFG’s Innovate for a Better Future event on 2 February, we talk to three of our expert speakers about what great innovation looks like and how you can embed an innovation mindset in your organisation.

     

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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    Triumph and disaster: A framework for risk?

    Topics: Risk / Leadership and career development
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 19.01.2022

    Ahead of CFG's annual Risk Conference, Caron Bradshaw shares her latest thinking on different approaches to risk, inspired by a well-known poet.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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