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  • CFG comments

    Waking up more dormant assets

    Topics: Funding / Economy and policy
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 03.08.2022

    The government has launched a consultation to gather views on the broad social or environmental purposes of the English portion of dormant assets funding. Dr Clare Mills invites CFG members to find out more and share their views.

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Event

    Charities and inflation: insights from CFG's inflation event

    Topics: Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Posted by: Richard Sagar
    On: 14.06.2022

    More than 100 members and partners attended a special CFG event on inflation in May. CFG's expert speaker panel presented the latest inflation figures and forecasts, and highlighted the many different areas where higher prices will impact charities – and what charities can do to mitigate the effects.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    The Benefits of Brexit – what does the Government’s thinking mean for the voluntary and community sector?

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 16.02.2022
    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    Levelling Up and charities: The good, the bad and the unknown

    Topics: Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 07.02.2022

    The beginning of February has seen a flurry of announcements of direct relevance to the charity sector. Richard Sagar, CFG's Head of Policy, takes a look at the policy details.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    In pursuit of partnership

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Economy and policy
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 18.10.2021

    Civil society stands ready to build a brighter future in partnership with the new Minister for Civil Society, says Caron Bradshaw, CEO, CFG.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    What does the Queen’s speech mean for charities?

    Topics: Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 12.05.2021

    A raft of new policies were announced in the Queen's Speech on 11 May. CFG's Policy Manager, Richard Sagar, sifts through the small print to find out what's in store for charities.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Campaign

    UK Aid cuts will have devastating impact on smaller charities

    Topics: Funding / Economy and policy
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 30.04.2021

    The Small International Development Charities Network (SIDCN) urgently needs your help to gather data on the impact of UK Aid cuts.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    Tax Day: What could it mean for charities?

    Topics: Tax and VAT / Economy and policy
    Written by: Richard Sagar
    On: 24.03.2021

    CFG's Policy Manager Richard Sagar takes a look at what the government's 'Tax Day' on 23 March could mean for the charity sector.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Campaign

    Why government needs to listen #RightNow

    Topics: Leadership and career development / Economy and policy
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 11.02.2021

    As part of the #RightNow campaign on Wednesday 17 February, Caron Bradshaw OBE sets out why it's folly to ignore a potential sector breakdown.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    Brexit and beyond: Civil society must keep pushing on what matters

    Topics: Procurement and resources / Economy and policy / Risk
    Posted by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 21.01.2021

    Brexit is over, the deal is done. Whether we like it or not, we must keep looking ahead. As the UK carves out a new role on the world stage, there's never been a better time to set out our stall, argues Caron Bradshaw.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • CFG comments

    What does the Spending Review mean for charities?

    Topics: Economy and policy / Crisis management
    Written by: CFG
    On: 26.11.2020

    CFG's policy team takes a look at the government's latest Spending Review as announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak on 25 November 2020.

    Time to read: 11 minutes
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  • Are you Brexit ready?

    Topics: Governance, legal and compliance / Economy and policy
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 24.11.2020

    With the unprecedented impact of Covid-19 still front of mind for all parts of civil society, it’s not surprising that Brexit has slipped onto the back-burner. But with the transition period coming to an end on 31 December 2020, organisations need to ensure they are prepared when the new rules come into effect from January.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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