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  • Understanding and building resilience: a step-by-step guide

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: Robin Aitken
    On: 19.02.2024

    Part one: You need to make your organisation more resilient but where to start? In his step-by-step guide, Robin Aitken begins by exploring some tools for assessing the resilience of your organisation.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • We're celebrating The Finance Journey at 10!

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development / IT, technology and digital
    Written by: Simon Hopkins
    On: 13.02.2024

    CFG's finance development tool celebrates its tenth birthday this year. Simon Hopkins - author of The Finance Journey - explains why it's more important than ever and shares a call to action...

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Risk and resilience in 2024

    Topics: Risk / People and culture / IT, technology and digital / Funding / Financial sustainability / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Banking and financial services
    Written by: Sam Burne James
    On: 17.01.2024

    What lays ahead in 2024? Sam Burne James speaks to charity sector leaders for their predictions, insights and advice on how to reduce risk, remain resilient and prepare for the future.

    Time to read: 9 minutes
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    Looking ahead with fresh perspective

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development / Environmental, social, governance (ESG) / Economy and policy
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 19.12.2023

    After another challenging year for the charity sector, CFG's CEO, Caron Bradshaw OBE, shares some personal reflections on looking ahead with renewed hope and fresh perspectives.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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    Why I value CFG's Wellbeing Week

    Topics: People and culture
    Written by: Dr Clare Mills
    On: 13.12.2023

    Since 2021, CFG has been observing two Wellbeing Weeks a year. Clare Mills, Director of Policy and Communications at CFG, explains why taking extra time out to focus on our physical and mental health is so vital.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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  • Diversity in practice: charity governance

    Topics: People and culture / Governance, legal and compliance
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 31.10.2023

    Is your charity board clear on best practice around diversity? Sung-Hyui Park and Tesse Akpeki from Bates Wells take a look at the Charity Governance Code and share its key points.

     

    Time to read: 2 minutes
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  • Join us! CFG's Peer Mentoring Scheme 2023 starts soon

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Written by: Zoe Bennett
    On: 09.10.2023

    Supporting members on their leadership journey is at the heart of CFG's work. CFG's Zoe Bennett shares an update on this year's Peer Mentoring Scheme and our finance leaders network. There's still time to get involved!

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Rethinking the future

    Topics: People and culture / Financial sustainability / Economy and policy
    Written by: Caron Bradshaw
    On: 26.09.2023

    CFG's CEO, Caron Bradshaw OBE, shares her thoughts on the future of the economy and the sustainability of infrastructure bodies following the closure of Children England.

    Time to read: 5 minutes
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  • Generational diversity: how diverse is your board?

    Topics: People and culture / Governance, legal and compliance
    Written by: David Myrddin-Evans
    On: 21.09.2023

    How should charities structure their trustee boards to best address the societal, economic and technological shifts that they face? David Myrddin-Evans from Brewin Dolphin explores the issues.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Creating Hope Through Action: WSPD 2023

    Topics: People and culture / Leadership and career development
    Posted by: Emma Abbott
    On: 13.09.2023

    **TG: This content is about suicide, prevention and bereavement which some people might find distressing or emotionally challenging.

    Find out how CFG's Eve Trotman is 'creating hope through action' as part of World Suicide Prevention Day 2023 and how she's helping colleagues at CFG to learn more about suicide, suicide prevention and bereavement.

    Time to read: 1 minutes
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  • How to avoid employment tribunal claims

    Topics: People and culture / Governance, legal and compliance
    Written by: Rebecca Pallot
    On: 11.09.2023

    Defending an employment tribunal can cost your organisation dearly, in time as well as money. Rebecca Pallot from Mills & Reeve shares best practice guidance on how to avoid being take to tribunal in the first place.

    Time to read: 3 minutes
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    Volunteer's view: Making money, making jam

    Topics: People and culture
    Posted by: CFG
    On: 01.08.2023

    On Yorkshire Day and the final day of National Preserving Week 2023, we talk to Ruth Bentley, Director at LAKE, about how she's turning fruit into funds for RSPCA York, Harrogate and District Branch.

    Time to read: 4 minutes
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