News & Blogs

Keep up with the latest news affecting small and local charities and views from our expert teams and partners.

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Asylum Welcome Orange Hearts and Messages of Support

Turning practice into policy

15 July 2021

Turning practice into policy: getting a local refugee charity more involved in advocacy

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Making it easier for people to get help with Universal Credit

16 June 2021

Money and Mental Health take us through their latest research 'Set Up To Fail'

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The Queen’s Speech 2021: Small charity round up

13 May 2021

We’ve rounded up the announcements from The Queen’s Speech most relevant to small and local charities

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How to be wrong

05 May 2021

Nobody sets out to be wrong. But it's impossible to avoid error. And mistakes have value. We learn from them, perhaps more than we learn from what we get right.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation opens its Racial Equity funding for charities led by and for Black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities

15 April 2021

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Three women at Latin American Women's Rights Service hold hands

Small and local charities can help challenge structural inequalities #IWD2021

08 March 2021

Our Public Affairs and National Programme Officer, Rachel Cain, reflects on what has changed for women and the sector since International Women's Day Public Affairs and National Programme Officer

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Lloyds Bank Foundation opens funding to distribute £9.5m to small and local charities across 2021  

04 March 2021

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What does Budget 2021 mean for small and local charities?

03 March 2021

The Budget comes at a time when small charities have been playing a crucial role during the pandemic

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Join us in showing Government why small charities are needed #RightNow!

17 February 2021

Join us in showing Government why small charities are needed #RightNow!

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The Government’s new Green Paper on public procurement promises a lot, but is an opportunity lost

15 February 2021

The devil is in the detail with the Government's new Green Paper on public procurement, Caroline Howe, Policy and National Programmes Manager, argues.

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