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In Conversation with Jackie Driver: Chair at SignHealth

6th November, 2020 | By Edward Drew

For Trustees Week this year, Cause4 speaks with Jackie Driver, the Chair at SignHealth, about diversity, accessibility and inclusion on Trustee Boards. 

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Pick of the Month - December 2020

1st December, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

After a year like no other, December is here and with it 2020’s last Pick of the Month. This month, we feature the Chair of a publishing charity, a social enterprise using coffee to transform lives, and the new Chief Executive of Child.org.

Guest blog: Charities need to up their digital game in these key areas or face being left behind

5th February, 2019

Over the last five years, Lloyds Bank has published some research on the digital capabilities of UK SMEs and charities. Their findings for 2018 can be found in the UK Business Digital and Charity Index and make for some very interesting reading.

Cause4's Pick of the Month, February 2019

4th February, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

Another cold, dark January has flown by and the Cause4 team are excited to share some more brilliant stories about the Entrepreneurs, Trustees, Fellows and Charity Leaders who are our inspiration this February. 

The Value of Volunteers – In Response to Art Fund’s News

28th January, 2019 | By Laura Gabe

With the news that Art Fund is disbanding its volunteer programme, many have questioned the value of volunteer programmes. However, at Cause4 we see the real value in volunteer support, for individuals and companies and we’re scratching our heads as to why the Art Fund would make such a move.

Tech Trailblazers

25th January, 2019 | By Poppy Facer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) … Machine Learning … Deep Neural Networks … sometimes it can feel as though the technology sector operates in an entirely alien language. Meanwhile, the charity sector has faced ongoing criticism about its failure to keep up to date with digital developments and connect with new technologies.

Young Trustees – Are We Really Doing Enough?

25th January, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

This month, Tate announced the appointment of 28-year-old Anna Lowe as the new Youth Engagement Trustee and the youngest serving Trustee of a national UK museum or gallery. Is enough being done to further the Young Trustees movement?

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Green is the New Black: the Rising Tide of Climate-Consciousness

11th January, 2019 | By Emily Clarke

It’s an arresting sight: huge chunks of arctic ice stood melting into the polluted streets of Central London; disintegrating into the chill winter air.

Cause4's Pick of the Month January 2019

2nd January, 2019 | By Cause4 staff

January is the perfect time to reflect on our past achievements, set new intentions and to recognise the successes of those around us. That's why we're kicking off 2019 in celebration of the Charity Leader, Entrepreneur and Trustee of the month. 

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