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Stuart Etherington’s new year letter to the sector

Thoughts on the big issues effecting the voluntary sector in the coming year Continue reading

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Reflections on the Autumn Statement

There’s always more to the autumn statement than the numbers that the chancellor chooses to dwell on. Continue reading

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Autumn Statement 2016 – Winter is coming. Still.

As well as a shift in his predecessor’s approach to borrowing, Mr Hammond has set the tone for a more proactive role for government in developing the country’s infrastructure. Continue reading

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What’s on the Chancellor’s mind in five graphs

What Mr Hammond's thinking about as he prepares to deliver his first autumn statement. Continue reading

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Striking the match – next steps on the Small Charitable Donations Bill

We've continued to work to brief MPs on the issues around the bill, and support amendments that will mean the scheme helps more charities. Continue reading

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Funders are coming together to challenge low pay in the charity sector

Emma Kosmin from the Living Wage Foundation argues for paying the living wage in the voluntary sector Continue reading

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Summer 2016 A to Z – Part One

Some of the important policy issues affecting charities that have come up in Summer 2016. Continue reading

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Why we shouldn’t give the Big Lottery Fund a narrow focus

The cumulative effects of changes to the BLF policy directions would create an unprecedented level of alignment between its funding priorities and those of government. Continue reading

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Top 10 Almanac 2016 trends

A brief explanation of the financial trends for the voluntary sector Continue reading

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Brexit: Five things charities can do

So it's Brexit - what next? Five things charities can do. Continue reading

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