Taking the long view
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How to set up an investment committee: take the long view

26 May 2016

Imagine you were setting your investment strategy from a standing start. Peter Baxter of Trust for London goes through the process.

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The Charity Commission has come in for criticism over the behaviour of its board and its governance structure. Kirsty Weakley takes a closer look at just who is running the regulator.

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Current scrutiny of historic child sexual-abuse allegations has implications for all charities. Ian Allsop reports on a meeting convened by Charity Finance and Farrer & Co to discuss the issue.

Civil Society Almanac: What do the figures mean?

Today's UK Civil Society Almanac reveals a charity sector beginning to recover from a bruising few years. David Ainsworth examines the details.

In or out? The impact of the EU referendum on the charity sector

Ahead of June’s EU referendum, Alice Sharman looks at what Brexit could mean for the sector and finds one charity resolutely in favour of Britain’s membership.

The widely held view that charities should stick to doing good works and stay clear of campaigning is a recipe for social stagnation. The world has changed, charities need to change with it and speak truth to power about what it takes to solve root causes of societal ills rather than pussyfoot around problems.

» Liberal influence: Andrew Hind interviews Lord Rennard

Save the Children

Judith Amar and Vincent Trousseau explain how finance staff are developing a crucial role in making cash transfers to crisis-hit beneficiaries.

David Ainsworth

Our personality types have a significant influence on how effective we are in the workplace and on our career prospects. David Ainsworth investigates the most prevalent characteristics in the charity sector.

David Britton

David Britton looks at four of the main types of insurance cover and the potential pitfalls.

Staff morale

How content are staff at your charity? We looked at reviews posted online by employees in the sector's largest organisations to find out how they ranked.

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