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Civil society and the government can offer Hong Kongers the welcome they deserve

By Johnny Patterson
on 26 March 2021 , 3 minute read

In January, a pathway to British citizenship opened up for British National (Overseas) passport holders from Hong Kong. What needs to be done to better support those relocating to the UK and how has civil society already mobilised in response to this new policy towards Hong Kongers?

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How to prioritise and make strategic decisions

By Michelle Man and Ché Ramsden
on 24 March 2021 , 4 minute read

Prioritisation is the cornerstone of any coherent strategy and the current uncertainty requires you to be agile and responsive. With the help of Amnesty International UK's recent strategy work, this blog shares how to prioritise more effectively.

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Alex Miller

How to use need and demand data to inform decision-making

on 18 March 2021 , 1 minute read

NPC held an event on 17 March 2021 on how data-driven decisions can help you respond to existing and newly emerging issues. Full recording here.

What we’ve learnt from systems mapping

on 12 March 2021 , 5 minute read

What we've learnt from using mapping to understand the complex systems around people experiencing multiple disadvantage.

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NPC’s system mapping workshops

By Sarah Tayleur
on 12 March 2021 , 4 minute read

In this guest blog, Sarah Tayleur, Innovation Partner at Fulfilling Lives, Lambeth, Southwark, and Lewisham, unpacks how we approached mapping the system affecting people experiencing multiple disadvantage.

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Measuring volunteer impact on the Covid-19 frontline

By Claire Burley
on 9 March 2021 , 3 minute read

Since the beginning of the pandemic, St John Ambulance volunteers have been supporting the NHS. Now they are involved in their biggest ever peacetime project: assisting with the UK's Covid-19 vaccine roll out.

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Dan Corry

It’s time to Rethink and Rebuild

on 1 March 2021

Towards a more resilient, more equitable, more progressive future for our sector, our economy, and our society.

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Dan Corry

Which Chancellor will charities get this Budget?

on 24 February 2021 , 3 minute read

Charities and funders will be looking for signs in the upcoming Budget that the economy will recover and that the most vulnerable will be supported. Will we get the Chancellor that is happy to spend? Or the more frugal one? Here's what the sector should watch out for in the Budget.

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How can trustees help charities harness digital?

on 23 February 2021 , 4 minute read

Covid-19 has accelerated the transition to digital for many charities. Trustees need to decide how to capitalise upon digital innovations and how to integrate new working practices with some of their charity's more traditional approaches.

How to do situation analysis when everything is changing

By Rachel Tait
on 9 February 2021 , 7 minute read

You need to know where you are now before mapping out where you’d like to get to. But how do you do this when everything is changing?

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What to do as a trustee of a struggling charity

on 8 February 2021 , 6 minute read

Five things to keep in mind when times are tough.

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Nicola Pritchard

Where next for online charity retail?

By Nicola Pritchard
on 5 February 2021 , 4 minute read

The pandemic has greatly reduced charity trading income and has accelerated shifts in consumer behaviour. Here's four innovations in online retail that charities could harness and develop further.

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