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What can we learn from the Kids Company judgement?

10th January, 2022 | By Naomi Chapman

What should Trustees takeaway from the £10million, multi-year case against the Kids Company Trustees?

The End of the Road - What you need to know about shutting down a charity

20th October, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

When you decide to become a charity Trustee, it's unlikely you're thinking about the possibility of closing your charity - unfortunately, however, it isn't uncommon. Here, we guide you through your legal responsibilities if you have to close down a charity, and how to manage the process effectively.

Constructive criticism: what the charity sector can learn from the Fundraising Regulator Complaints Report

13th October, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

The Fundraising Regulator recently published its Complaints Report, which shares insights into the broad trends of fundraising complaints in the UK from April 2020 to March 2021. The aim of the report is to identify areas of fundraising practice which may require improvement or expertise, to help the charity sector to continue fundraising ethically and effectively.

Constructive criticism: what the charity sector can learn from the Fundraising Regulator Complaints Report

13th October, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

The Fundraising Regulator recently published its Complaints Report, which shares insights into the broad trends of fundraising complaints in the UK from April 2020 to March 2021. The aim of the report is to identify areas of fundraising practice which may require improvement or expertise, to help the charity sector to continue fundraising ethically and effectively.

Pick of the Month - October 2021

11th October, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

As the nights draw in and the pumpkin spice calls, this month we meet a Trustee campaigning for better rights for Disabled people, a social entrepreneur fighting throw-away culture with luxury sustainable fashion, and a charity leader helping refugees to make new lives as part of their community.

Supporting Organisational Resilience in the Aftermath of Covid-19

29th July, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

In 2010, outgoing Arts Council England Executive Director Mark Robinson wrote a key paper entitled “Making Adaptive Resilience Real”, considering the features of a resilient arts organisation and how these could be fostered through organisational and sector leadership. More than 10 years later – and following a significant disruption to the sector due to Covid-19 – how can leaders ensure these features are in place?

Planning for the end of a Trusteeship

12th April, 2021 | By Naomi Chapman

How can Trustees plan for leaving governance roles in a way that supports individuals and the charity which they support?

Lessons from Social Entrepreneurship in 2020

26th January, 2021 | By Erin Hughes

In 2020 Cause4 had the great pleasure of being inspired by our Social Entrepreneurs of the Month. Here, we look back at some of the Social Entrpreneurs we met in 2020.

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?

Three ways to onboard a Trustee inclusively

15th December, 2020 | By Edward Drew

It’s no secret that despite effort from many charities, Trustee Boards remain chronically unrepresentative of society. At Cause4, we believe that making the Trustee onboarding experience inclusive makes a crucial difference.  

Five things we’ve learnt from lockdown

3rd December, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

National and international research has examined the pandemic’s impact on fundraising, marketing and audience development strategies, but what do the findings mean for the arts, culture and heritage in 2021? Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy looks to the challenges that now lie ahead. 

Michelle Wright writes for East Life

16th November, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Many of East Anglia’s charities have been hit hard. However, despite the challenges, there have been local charities using their ingenuity and resourcefulness to find ways to raise money and to reach out to their communities. What's to become of our charities?

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 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.

Michelle Wright writes for Fleximise

29th September, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

Michelle Wright, Founder and CEO of one of the UK’s first B Corporations, discusses the importance of making ethical business decisions in times of hardship

Michelle Wright writes for Companies Digest

11th September, 2020 | By Michelle Wright

With a global pandemic, personal and professional lockdown and economic turmoil, you could be forgiven for thinking that the only answer is to focus on survival for 2020. In this article for Companies Digest, Michelle Wright argues for why ethics should still be a key consideration.

The Royal National Institute of Blind People – What can we take from the Pears Centre investigation?

13th July, 2020 | By Nye Greenfield

With the recent release of the Charity Commission investigation into the Royal National Institute of Blind People, there are a number of key lessons which charities of all sizes can take from this case.

Ben Wilson writes for Cricket World on amateur cricket and Covid-19

3rd July, 2020 | By Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson joins forces with Dr. Steve Greenfield (Professor of Sports Law & Practice, Westminster Law School) to reflect on the state of amateur cricket, and how Covid-19 might be the very catalyst for change across the recreational game.

 

Pick of the Month - July 2020

3rd July, 2020 | By Naomi Chapman

Welcome to July’s Pick of the Month, which features changemakers from across the charity sector.

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