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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.

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  • 8 May 2017 

    The 2017 election; a real opportunity for charities

    The next few weeks will see each of the political parties putting forward their vision of the UK to the electorate. The 2017 general election offers a real opportunity to put charities at the heart of our future. Here, we explore some of the key tests that each party needs to pass.

  • 14 March 2017 

    Is it time for the charity sector to get rowdy about Brexit?

    Brexit is the topic of the hour. The thing that politicians, media, and businesses are obsessing over. But what about charities: are we obsessing over it and if not, should we be?
  • 8 March 2017 

    2017 Budget - our take on what it means for charities

    Today the Chancellor delivered his first Budget, updating the country on the Government’s economic forecasts and setting out fiscal policies for the year ahead.
  • 18 November 2016 

    Welcome to the Public Affairs blog

    Welcome to our new Public Affairs blog, which we’ll be using to bring you our take on what’s going on in the world of charities and politics.
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