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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 CHARITIES

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

    Politicians must put charities at the heart of mental health strategies

    Over the weekend, mental health was at the heart of the pre-election debate and charities have played a crucial role in bringing the issue to the fore. Research carried out by the Mental Health Foundation released today finds that two-thirds of British adults have experienced mental ill health at some point.

  • 8 May 2017

    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.
  • 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.

  • 25 November 2016

    #iwillweek - celebrating youth social action

    #iwill week sees organisations and individuals across the country joining forces to celebrate and promote youth social action, as well as committing to take action to try to give more young people opportunities to participate in the future.
  • 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.

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