Strategy - NPC

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Rethink, Rebuild

on 16 September 2021

The covid-19 pandemic brought about a host of changes in the experience and practises of charities and funders in the UK. We set up Rethink Rebuild to find out what those changes are, which changes helped make charities more impactful, and how they could be continued.

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Systems strategy

on 16 September 2021

No single organisation working alone can ever achieve its mission. Understanding how we contribute to the wider system should be at the heart of our strategies.

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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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Rethinking strategy: Being resilient, agile and adaptive during Covid-19 and beyond

on 16 November 2020 , 3 minute read

This pandemic is not your average crisis, and the consequences cannot be overcome with extra funding alone. Such a seismic shift could be thought of less as a hurdle to be overcome, but more as a moment in time.

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What have we learnt from the Covid-19 volunteering boom?

By and Dan Corry
on 3 August 2020 , 3 minute read

The recent increase in volunteering is very heart warming. We need a critical reflection on what has worked and what has not during this crisis.

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Why climate change is a risk to all our missions

By and Liz Gadd
on 10 July 2020 , 4 minute read

At a time of heightened demand, what does the climate crisis mean for charities? NPC recently convened a roundtable event on this topic, and our discussions explored how climate change is a risk to the missions of all charities and funders.

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How to adapt your strategy approach for times of change

By and Liz Gadd
on 14 May 2020 , 6 minute read

Covid-19 means charities must develop adaptive strategies, but how can we do this well?

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A shift in strategy

on 4 May 2020 , 6 minute read

The phrase ‘response, recovery and resilience’ is being used to describe the different stages of the charity sector’s reaction to coronavirus. Here's how charities can adapt their strategies as we enter the ‘recovery’ and ‘resilience’ stages.

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Aidan Sutton and Daniel Chan

State of the Sector 2020: Why insights and understanding are vital at this critical time for the charity sector

By Aidan Sutton and Daniel Chan
on 20 February 2020 , 4 minute read

State of the Sector is our comprehensive survey of the opinions of charity leaders. PwC are proud to once again be co-sponsors of this research, at this critical juncture for the charity sector.

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State of the Sector 2020

By and Theo Clay
on 31 October 2019

State of the sector, our comprehensive survey of the opinions of charity leaders is returning for 2020. Theo Clay, lead researcher on the project sets out what's changed, what's stayed the same, and what we hope to achieve.

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How we can do better for the sector

By and Angela Kail
on 27 September 2019 , 4 minute read

Angela Kail, Director of Consulting at NPC discusses her decision to restructure the team at NPC.

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Charity tax commission

By and Dan Corry
on 30 July 2019

Here NPC's Chief Executive Dan Corry provides highlights from his work on the recent Charity Tax Commission report.