Latest blogs

  • 24 June 2022 

    Out of adversity comes opportunity

    Covid-19 has had a profound impact on charities, bringing with it mainly negative but also some positive consequences. In this guest authored blog we outline key areas of consideration for charities seeking to build opportunity from adversity.

  • 20 June 2022 

    How can small charities navigate the economic landscape?

    At the Charities Aid Foundation, we seek to support small charities with the invaluable work they do. Yet as we head into this year’s Small Charity Week, it seems far from plain sailing.
  • 8 June 2022 

    How charities can think about sustainable investing

    Terms like ESG (Environmental Social and Governance) have become part of the established lexicon in the corporate world and yet only relatively recently have they been mentioned in the charity sector. Here, Alison Taylor, CEO of CAF Bank and Charity Services, explores a shift to sustainable investing and introduces the IFSL CAF ESG Fund Range. 
  • 23 May 2022 

    The Queen’s Speech 2022: Will Government make use of opportunities to improve charities’ resilience?

    The Queen’s Speech focused this year on the Government’s priority of containing public spending and controlling the deficit. The consequences of Covid spending and resulting pressures on the public purse are to be mitigated mainly through economic growth. Regional growth and addressing disparities across the UK featured heavily across the 38 bills included.

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