Loneliness is at the forefront of the public’s mind when they think about old age; but loneliness is not limited to older people. Our blog explores the impact of Covid-19 on older people charities, with a focus on how the issue of loneliness can be leveraged.
Over the last week we continued our series of polls to understand the public response to the pandemic and how it is impacting on charities. In this week's blog Cian reflects on some of the latest trends across the charity sector.
Covid-19 has greatly impacted the work of Fundraising Directors. Our blog proposes that the role is in need of a complete overhaul, and should encompass charity income maximisation in its broadest sense.
'Do-gooders', so called by Home Secretary Priti Patel, continue to plug the gaps in society left by the inaction of the current government. In this week's guest blog Peter Markham, a correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, digs a little deeper into this worrying trend and questions what this means for charity in the UK.
The pandemic has affected most parts of the charity sector, and volunteering is no exception. In this week's blog Max Roche looks at six defining trends of the pandemic with regard to volunteering and examines the differences across age and gender.
2020 has been a year of ups, downs, twists, turns and u-turns. In this week's blog, Joe Saxton reflects on an unprecedented year within the charity sector discussing the successes and failures that have characterised 2020.
The divergent pathways taken by governments across the United Kingdom towards the handling of the pandemic has illustrated the increased strength and identity of the devolved nations. This week Peter Dawson reflects on the implications of this divergence on the charity sector and asks how charities can adapt to an increasingly parochial public sphere.
In this week's blog, Research Assistant Max Roche delves into some of our Charity Parliamentary Monitor research with MPs to investigate the relationship between charities, government, and celebrities.
Last week CAF released a report saying that the public have given an extra £800m during the first six months of this year, compared to last. The research flows against the tide of almost all other research carried out during Covid. This week's blog looks at the reasons why CAF's research needs to be interrogated and treated with caution. Read the blog here: