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Pick of the Month - May 2020

1st May, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Cause4 has been blown away by the response of the third sector to the pandemic, so this month we’re looking at how four leaders across the sector are adapting to COVID-19 in amazing ways. 

What trusteeship in 2020 can teach us for 2021

15th January, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

During 2020, we were delighted to feature a Trustee each month as part of our ‘Pick of the Month’, a publication highlighting the extraordinary people working across the charity sector. In the last year, the Trustees featured have supported charities across impact areas, from social care and cancer research, to publishing and youth leadership.

So what can we learn from these case studies of trusteeship, and how can they can inform governance practice going forwards?

Pick of the Month - November 2020

2nd November, 2020 | By Edward Drew

As we near the end of what’s been a turbulent year, our pick of the month features some inspiring examples of charitable and social action, including a social enterprise selling ethically-made clothing in East London, and a Charity Leader provoking action on race equity and representation in the sector.  

Michelle Wright writes for CEO Today Magazine

2nd November, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

After 11 years of running her own business, Michelle Wright considers her top tips for those moving from employee to entrepreneur.

Michelle Wright writes for Arts Professional

29th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Right now past data is a poor predictor of the future, but understanding the scale and nature of change while responding to issues and initiatives of importance to funders will be vital to future success, say Michelle Wright and Sarah Thelwall.

Charity Fraud Week: A round-up of the best guidance and recommendations out there

19th October, 2020 | By Edward Drew

Today marks the start of International Charity Fraud Awareness Week, bringing together everyone involved in the sector to raise awareness and combat fraud. Here we round up the best guidance and recommendations on tackling fraud.

Michelle Wright writes for Charity Choice

16th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

According to research Cause4 conducted with Rogare, only 5% of fundraisers actively chose it as a profession. How can we establish a career path into the sector?

Michelle Wright writes for Finance Digest

16th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright considers the extent to which entrepreneurs must trade of ethics and success, an issue that is more important than ever as businesses struggle to survive Covid-19 and face ethical scrutiny in light of significant global movements such as Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion.https://www.financedigest.com/is-it-possible-for-entrepreneurs-to-be-ethical-and-successful.html

Michelle Wright writes for Suffolk Norfolk Life

14th October, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Cause4 CEO writes for Suffolk Norfolk Life about the current challenges for local charities, giving key advice for moving forwards.

Top Tips for Virtual Board Meetings

7th October, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

As we prepare for another six months of virtual board meetings (at least), Cause4 sets out five top tips for making these as effective as they can be.

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Peer-networking in a Digital Environment

6th October, 2020 | By Erin Hughes

Making mutually beneficial business connections in the digital environment

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Pick of the Month - October 2020

1st October, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

October's sector round up, highlighting four inspiring individuals delivering impact through their work.

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