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About Mary Strickson

Mary Strickson is trainee policy and public services officer at NCVO. She previously worked as an advisor at Providence Row, a homeless charity in Tower Hamlets. Prior to this, Mary worked and volunteered at multiple charities aimed at supporting vulnerable people and promoting social cohesion.

10 tips for fundraising around the £1 coin

A look at how charities have been using the new pound coin as an opportunity to raise money Continue reading

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Charities and the general election: the great campaigns that are happening

Charities have been pulling out all the stops to get their messages heard in the run-up to the election. Mary looks at ten pre-election campaigns. Continue reading

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The apprenticeship levy: Options for charities

In England, the apprenticeship levy is in place. Charities paying it need to plan how to spend their funds or they will lose them. Continue reading

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The Common Reporting Standard: what does it mean for small charities?

Mary Strickson outlines what charities classed as account holders need to do under the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) which comes into full force this year. Continue reading

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