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.

Why programme management matters

14 March 2018

Deborah Smart, Head of Grant Programmes, identifies the characteristics of good programme management - a key area of focus in the recently released Strength in Numbers research report.

Time is up for 'investment readiness'. What comes next?

9 March 2018

Chris Dadson, Head of Business Development, explains what our recently released research report - Strength in Numbers - tells us about investment and contract readiness programmes for charities and social enterprises and how future initiatives need to adapt to the needs of the sector.

'GDP-ARGH!' Where should my charity begin with the new data regulation?

30 January 2018

Whether your preparations are already underway, warming up or non-existent, it’s important that your organisation is ready before the new requirements for data management kick in on May 25th 2018.

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