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'Sometimes individuals and organisations fail to make progress because the problem that they think they have is not really the problem at all - they are ‘barking up the wrong tree’...

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6 Coaching Tips

Sheridan Maguire provides an insight into the key aspects of coaching and how to overcome certain challenges.

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Charity Law - Top five tips for considering collaborations

All collaborations between charities and NGOs will vary in some way, but there are certain common themes that are helpful to consider when contemplating collaborations or mergers. This article sets out my top five tips to bear in mind when thinking about collaboration.

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Fundraising - How to be more appealing

I read appeal copy all the time. I don’t write it, that’s a skilled job. I don’t even interfere with others’ copy, beyond correcting typos, because it breaks the flow of the words and rapidly comes to look like the camel – a horse designed by a committee of people with different ideas.

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Charity Sector Tips on Strategic HR in Difficult Times

The golden rule of good change is communicate often and be honest about the environment and context of the changes; the need and the risk.

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Shock tactics in charity campaigns

There's been a growing trend in the usage of 'shock' tactics in charity campaigns in the last decade, but has that given the best results for charities?...

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Last Word February 2015

The concept of sustainability makes me nauseous, like marzipan on a cake.

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Partnerships, apprenticeships and scholarships: some recent trends affecting educational grant-making charities

For the 13th edition of DSC’s Guide to Educational Grants, published this month, we researched almost 1,500 grant-making charities that give grants to individuals for educational purposes.

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Four things you need to know about Pay and Recruitment in 2015

Gill Taylor lists four facts for 2015 on pay and recruitment.

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