News & Blogs

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

Selected articles

Press Release: Universal Credit deductions drive people further into debt

11 May 2022

Our new report brings together a range of evidence and research to highlight the issue and present a case for reform.

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Celebrating the life and legacy of the Small Charities Coalition

07 April 2022

There is something about small charities that large organisations, from any sector, simply can’t replicate

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Local Elections 2022 – how can small and local charities get involved?

31 March 2022

A local election can be a great opportunity to get your voices heard and shape decision making in your area. Find out how your small charity can get involved.

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We must support refugee charities in the face of a hostile environment

24 February 2022

The Nationalities and Borders Bill has exacerbated already challenging conditions for small organisations.

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Charities will need to design a 'booster' to help people through the festive period and beyond

20 December 2021

In 2022 we must support staff who are under intense pressure but also reconnect with those we serve and continue to support our deep and meaningful sector relationships

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On caring enough, faith and connection

04 November 2021

Faith is not just central to the work of some charities, but one of the reasons people are willing to come through their doors

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On Z2K's People Before Process Campaign

28 October 2021

Anela Anwar, CEO at Z2K, discusses the People Before Process campaign, and how the government's Health and Disability Green Paper lacks ambition and ignores clear failures of the system

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Small and local charity ACCI on connecting with their local Lloyds Bank pool

05 October 2021

Small charity ACCI shares how a relationship with the local Lloyds Bank pool led to one of ACCI’s members accessing banking without the need for conventional ID. 

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

The Afghanistan crisis reminds us of the lack of compassion this government shows to refugees

23 September 2021

Charities that remain at the forefront of successive refugee crises continue to work in a hostile environment

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Pressure is mounting for small and local charities as they face long term problems worsened by the pandemic

12 August 2021

New analysis shows how small and local charities are continuing to adapt rapidly to the changing needs of the communities they serve, their staff and volunteers.

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