Cause4 features in Everline Future 50 and receives the Future 50 Social Impact Award

10 March 2015

Cause4 was recognised yesterday as one of the UK’s most disruptive SMEs at the Everline Future 50 event, held in conjunction with Real Business.

Michelle writes an article for Arts Professional – Attracting a diverse workforce

27 February 2015

At a time when fundraising for the arts seems mostly to be done by white females, Michelle Wright speaks to development professionals about how we can face this diversity crisis.

Michelle Wright features in the Maserati 100 list

23 February 2015

Maserati and the Centre for Global Entrepreneurs announces the Maserati 100 list

Luxury Italian car manufacturer, Maserati, and the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) recently launched a campaign to find 100 of Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs who are supporting the next generation of up and coming business talent.

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13 February 2015

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Cause4 announces new charity sector partnership with Axiom

12 February 2015

~ more than 30 charities to get pro bono support during 2015 ~

Approximately 30 charities will have access to pro bono legal support thanks to a new partnership between London-based Social Enterprise Cause4 and Axiom, the world’s largest provider of tech-enabled legal services.

The initiative – a part of Axiom Engage, the firm’s CSR programme – will provide Axiom staff the opportunity to impact the community at large and to receive training and mentoring through volunteer and pro bono opportunities.

Michelle writes for The Guardian: myths about women and work

6 February 2015

The kids are to blame: and other myths about women and work

New research from Harvard Business School shows that the traditional excuses used to explain why women leave the workplace just aren’t true. Businesses need to rethink their strategies if they want to retain top female talent.

Michelle writes for The Guardian about enterprises thinking more 'social'

4 February 2015

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Apply to be a 2015/16 Arts Fundraising Fellow

4 February 2015

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy are seeking motivated self-starters with a passion for arts and charities and the ambition to be a leading fundraiser in the sector. Whether you are a recent graduate or deciding to change career, you will relish a challenge, are hungry to learn from the experts and you are ready to get stuck into a range of projects.

If the following description sounds like you, then apply today!

Santander and Cause4 announce new partnership to support female entrepreneurs, social enterprises and small business

22 January 2015

An ambitious year-long programme of support for entrepreneurs was announced today by the Santander Breakthrough Programme. Delivered in partnership with award-winning social enterprise Cause4, the programme will develop a network for female entrepreneurs, will support ambitious social enterprises to scale internationally, and will encourage responsible business practices that impact bottom line results for ambitious entrepreneurs.

Cause4 named as National Champion for the UK in the European Business Awards

6 January 2015

Cause4 will be competing for the title of ‘National Public Champion’ in this year’s European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM International, as the public vote opens for the first time.

The European Business Awards is an independent Awards programme designed to recognise and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the European business community.

As a National Champion for the UK, Cause4 will now go on to compete in the next stage of the competition resulting in successful organisations being short-listed for Ruban D’Honneur status.

Cause4's Christmas Newsletter 2014

22 December 2014

After a busy 2014, we hope that you are all looking forward to celebrating Christmas and the New Year.

Read about the Cause4 Christmas Challenge, Close Brothers Trustee Leadership Programme, Arts Fundraising and Philanthriopy National Fellowship Programme and the Santander Breakthrough Programme in the newsletter here

Michelle Wright features in the Business Mums News: Stevie Award Winners Announced

15 December 2014

Shining a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs, and organizations run by women, the Stevie® Awards for Women in Business announces the results of its 2014 competition.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition produced by the creators of the prestigious International Business Awards and American Business Awards. The Stevie is widely considered to be the world’s premier business award.

Michelle writes for The Huffington Post - Why Are We So Afraid of Failure as UK Entrepreneurs?

15 December 2014

This blog was originally written for The Huffington Post.

I’ve been thinking a lot about failure recently. Over the years, I shudder to think about how much time I have wasted worrying about whether I have failed a test or haven’t done ‘well enough’. And when I did fail something, like my first driving test for example, it undoubtedly only served to make me a better driver in the end. The angst of worrying about the failure was pointless.

Cause4 announces results of survey of charitable giving in the British Muslim community

9 December 2014

Ali Khimji, Development Coordinator at Cause4, conducted the survey to investigate the attitudes of British Muslims to charitable giving and any motivations behind supporting particular causes.

UK Charities to benefit from young Trustees

8 December 2014

Close Brothers Asset Management announces national roll-out of charity Trustee Leadership Programme in partnership with Cause4

Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM) today announces a partnership with social enterprise Cause4 to roll-out its successful charity Trustee Leadership Programme across five UK regions.