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Latest research findings on UK trusts and foundations

Latest research findings on UK trusts and foundations

Latest research findings on UK trusts and foundations

DSC's Tom Traynor and Jay Kennedy discuss Trusts in the UK and their state post recession with top tips on how to approach trusts and when.

Latest research findings on UK trusts and foundations

Charity finance: Improve the performance of your finance function

Many finance managers wish they could spend more time actually planning - thinking about the business and contributing to strategy. Instead they feel bogged down by the basic-level bookkeeping, correcting mis-codings, chasing paperwork and producing endless spreadsheets. You need to break the overall task down into a series of manageable steps.

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HR Employment Law - Keeping fit: managing sickness absence in 2014

Sickness absence is a common problem area for employers, particularly where the absence is disability related. And the problem is about to become more pressing, particularly for small employers and charities, as the government has withdrawn the existing financial support for statutory sick pay.

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Business and strategic planning

Using business and strategic planning for effective charity projects to improve fundraising.

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Should charities break the law?

Is it ever justifiable for charities to break the law? Do pieces of legislation like the Lobbying Act make this more likely?

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The curious case of The Guide to New Trusts

In May 2014 the Research Team here at DSC embarked on the third annual edition of The Guide to New Trusts 2014/15. Once again we gallantly strove to research the 100 most relevant newly registered grant-making charities throughout the UK during the last year.

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Wellbeing: A letter to all individuals, managers, organisations

I do hope you are all sitting up and taking notice of yours and others health and wellbeing! I have been looking into the role of health and wellbeing in the workplace and there is so much out there that demonstrates just how important it is. I wanted to share just a few of the facts that I have come across:

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DSC Social Change Awards - Get your nominations to us by 4th August!

DSC Social Change Awards - Get your nominations to us by 4th August!

DSC Social Change Awards celebrate the passionate individuals and effective organisations committed to making a positive impact on society. NOMINATE NOW!

DSC Social Change Awards - Get your nominations to us by 4th August!

DSC Wellbeing Fair - Friday 26th September 2014

DSC Wellbeing Fair - Friday 26th September 2014

Your employees are the most valuable asset you have - enhance your organisational wellbeing at the brand new DSC Wellbeing Fair, on Friday 26 September 2014. Book now from only 35 per workshop, or book a day rate for 130.

DSC Wellbeing Fair - Friday 26th September 2014

Charity Writing and Communications Training Days - 22,23 October 2014

Charity Writing and Communications Training Days - 22,23 October 2014

For it's 6th year, we've made this immensely popular event a two day writing and communications conference. Come to the Charity Writing and Communications Training Days to radically improve your writing and publications. Choose from 32 practical, interactive workshops, led by the top experts in the sector.

Charity Writing and Communications Training Days - 22,23 October 2014

The Guide to New Trusts 2014/15

The Guide to New Trusts 2014/15

Through popular demand this guide is now annual. It features in detail for the first time in print around 100 newly-registered grant-making trusts. Available in print for 50 or download for 45.

The Guide to New Trusts 2014/15

Business and Strategic Planning

Business and Strategic Planning

A comprehensive guide for voluntary sector managers and trustees on developing strategy, business planning and change. Packed with tools, case studies and practical advice. Purchase now for just 19.95.

Business and Strategic Planning

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