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Whatever your role in the voluntary sector, there is training for you at Charityfair. Choose from 64 high quality, affordable workshops covering fundraising, management & leadership, governance, marketing, personal development, legal & finance, wellbeing, campaigning & lobbying and organisational support. Additionally, there is a Question Time Panel session, Google talk to you about IT issues you should be aware of as well as much, much more. Book workshops for you and your team now.title link
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What's your problem?
'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’...Learn more
6 Coaching Tips
Sheridan Maguire provides an insight into the key aspects of coaching and how to overcome certain challenges.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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?...Learn more
Last Word February 2015
The concept of sustainability makes me nauseous, like marzipan on a cake.Learn more
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.Learn more
Four things you need to know about Pay and Recruitment in 2015
Gill Taylor lists four facts for 2015 on pay and recruitment.Learn more
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