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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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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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Winter is coming – take a break

05 August 2021

Now is the time to gather energy for a long haul in an uncertain and precarious post-pandemic world

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Research & Learning Manager for Lloyds Bank Foundation Alex Van Vliet

Learning from our COVID Recovery Fund

27 July 2021

How we set out to design and build an evaluation learning framework for the Covid Recovery Fund.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: A tale of two post-pandemic worlds

08 June 2021

As demand increases and public sector funding remains tight, charities will be dealing with the impact of Covid-19 for years to come

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: If we are to repair structural inequalities, we must begin with the facts

20 May 2021

We must ask searching questions about what is to be done in the institutions and services that lead to poor outcomes for minoritised communities

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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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Paul Streets: Bullying is not just a ‘big charity’ problem

30 March 2021

Poor management is not only distressing to those it affects, it is the antithesis of what charities should stand for

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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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Paul Streets

Paul Streets: When charity leaders invest in collaboration, society changes for the better

19 February 2021

Power sharing is not easy at a time when charities of all sizes face significant challenges – but the pandemic has taught us we are stronger together

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