In difficult times: exploring restructures and mergers

26 June 2018

In the wake of our latest report into mergers among charities and social enterprises, Nick Temple, our Chief Executive Officer, looks at the logic behind the research, what we discovered and how our findings can help ease a sector under pressure.

Keeping your friends close and your customers closer

22 June 2018

Nick Temple, our Chief Executive Officer, looks at why good customer-focused work and relationships are essential in a time of much change within the charity and social enterprise sector.

Growing the impact investment opportunity in the UK

11 June 2018

Elizabeth Corley CBE, former CEO of Allianz Global Investors, talks about the social impact investing 'Implementation Taskforce', why and how it was established and what's in store at the conference on 12th June.

The time is now for social value

22 May 2018

As the consultation on the Civil Society Strategy closes our Chair, Rt Hon Hazel Blears, considers the impact of the Social Value Act and how it can be used to build a more inclusive economy and strengthen our public services.

Is social investment perpetuating or challenging inequality and discrimination?

25 April 2018

Following the recent call for evidence on equality and diversity in the sector, Owen Dowsett from The Centre for Social Justice Innovation, Dartington Hall Trust, looks at the questions surrounding social investment, social justice and how improvements can be made.

Creating inclusive social investment

20 April 2018

Richard Thickpenny, Business Development Manager of ACH, reveals how work with Resonance led to the development of a new inclusive investment product.

What do we mean by resilience?

12 April 2018

In our recent report, Strength in Numbers , we talk about how 'resilience is key' for social sector organisations. This poses an obvious question for our CEO Nick Temple; what exactly do we mean by resilience?

All the pieces matter

6 April 2018

Maria Tarokh – co-author of the Strength in Numbers report - reveals what she learned during the project about how taking part in multiple programmes can lead to other positive – and sometimes unexpected - cultural change.

Our gender pay gap

3 April 2018

Ahead of the deadline for charities and private companies with over 250 employees to publish details of their gender pay gap we have decided to publish the difference between how much we pay men and women.

CHUMS: Our support journey

20 March 2018

Following the release of our report - Strength in Numbers - we invited Dawn Hewitt, Chief Executive of Chums, to share how her organisation benefited from applying to the support programmes we've managed over recent years.

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