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Keep up-to-date with our views on the latest charity sector developments and get our take on what’s happening in the world of government and politics.

SHINING THE SPOTLIGHT ON CHARITITES

We work to create a positive climate for charities to operate in and raise awareness of the impact that they make.

This blog features our take on what’s going on in the world of charities, ranging from the latest in legislation to what emerging trends and themes across society mean for the future of the sector. Keep up-to-date as we unpick the political, social and news environment and what it all means for charities.

  • Coffee Cup 275
    26th May 2017

    What impact could a 5p coffee cup levy have?

    In their manifesto, the Liberal Democrats proposed the introduction of a 5p levy on disposable coffee cups. We compare it to the plastic bag levy and explore what it could mean for charities.
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  • Paul Nuttall
    25 May 2017

    What's in the UKIP Manifesto?

    General election campaigning resumed today as UKIP launched their 2017 manifesto in central London. Find out what's inside. 

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  • HousesofParliament-Blog-275
    22nd May 2017

    What does the Green Party's manifesto say about charities?

    The Green Party has just launched their manifesto ahead of the 2017 general election. We've taken a look to see what they're saying about charities.
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  • HousesofParliament-Blog-275
    19th May 2017

    5 things we've learned from the Conservative Party's manifesto

    Civil Society has published CAF's take on some of the key themes from charities in the Conservative Party's manifesto for the 2017 general election.
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  • Theresa May
    18/05/17

    What does the Conservative manifesto mean for charities?

    Today's blog looks at what Theresa May's manifesto means for charities
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