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Where can charities work with metro mayors?

By and Leah Davis
on 11 May 2021 , 4 minute read

Voters in eight regions of England have elected metro mayors. As the country rebuilds from the pandemic and the levelling up agenda gathers pace, the charity sector must work with these newly elected mayors.

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Don’t stifle the voice of civil society

By and Dan Corry
on 29 March 2021 , 3 minute read

We need a public sector and a political culture, at all levels, that finds a way of talking to civil society.

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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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Which Chancellor will charities get this Budget?

By and Dan Corry
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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Good governance is rewarding

on 9 December 2020 , 3 minute read

Reward your trustees for their work during this crisis and learn from those who showed resilience over this tough period.

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NPC Asks with Dame Louise Casey

on 4 December 2020

After Dame Louise Casey's recent warning that Britain was facing a ‘perfect storm of awfulness,' we invited her to speak at our NPC Q&A event on 2 December 2020. Full recording here.

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Will the Spending Review end 2020 with a bang?

By and Dan Corry
on 20 November 2020 , 4 minute read

After a bruising 2020, charities are cautiously hopeful that the Chancellor will deliver for them. But even if he does, it's his strategic decisions that are most likely to impact the sector.

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Stories from small organisations that are improving their impact

By and Dan Corry
on 18 November 2020 , 3 minute read

How have small organisations been understanding and improving the difference they make? A new collection of stories and tips from the Inspiring Impact programme focus on the role of smaller organisations during the pandemic and how they have adapted their impact measurement.

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Challenging the narrative around the ‘migrant crisis’

By Razia Shariff
on 9 November 2020 , 4 minute read

There has been a recent increase in the number of refugees and asylum seekers attempting to reach the UK by crossing the English Channel. How does KRAN support refugees, and hold thought leaders and opinion formers to account?

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NPC to help evaluate impact of Coronavirus Community Support Fund

on 2 September 2020

We are working with Ipsos MORI, who have been commissioned by The National Lottery Community Fund to evaluate the Coronavirus Community Support Fund.

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2020 charity redundancies monitor

on 11 August 2020

In 2020, we have been collating all the publicly available information about redundancies in the charity sector, both actual and under consultation, so philanthropists can better target their giving.

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The next stage of State of the Sector 2020: Has Covid-19 further overstretched charities?

By and Theo Clay
on 7 August 2020 , 3 minute read

We want to further develop our State of the Sector 2020 research to highlight new challenges and advocate for change in the wake of the pandemic. Help shape the next stage of this project.