This blog follows our report which asks - 'Why survey (charity) staff?'. We highlight why, in the wake of reports on toxic work cultures and #NotJustNCVO, understanding (and acting on) the views and experiences of charity staff and volunteers is so important.
There is a lot of talk about diversity in the charity sector and wider society. In this week's blog Joe Saxton looks at the importance of diversity in changing all aspects of society, as well as the impetus on organisations to embrace the cultural changes and management challenges that come with greater diversity.
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 pandemic has exposed more clearly than ever the paradox of the work of charities vs their public image. Charities continue to do fantastic work, yet so much is overlooked. Is it time for an honest conversation about creating a better brand for the sector?
The royal family is intimately connected to the charity sector. Employing a range of strategies they engage with and support charities in a variety of ways. In this week's blog, Joe Saxton reflects on five of the most significant strategies of royal engagement with the sector and the effectiveness of each.
After discussing the eight flaws that the Coronavirus crisis revealed about the charity sector in his last week's blog, Joe takes a deeper look into the potential opportunities it generated and discusses the ways in which charities could make the most of those changes.
The blog explores the findings from our latest research with 1,000 members of Britain's Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) population. It discusses the ways this audience engages with charities through volunteering, fundraising and their trust in institutions, and compares those to some of the general public trends.