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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Accessing mental health services during COVID-19: adapted services, complex needs and increase in demand

21 May 2020

Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health support those with complex mental health needs. Here, Rona Rawson discusses how they've adapted their services to meet demand.

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Victoria Burrows

How mental health charities like Improving Lives are responding to impact of COVID-19

18 May 2020

Victoria Burrows, CEO of mental health charity Improving Lives, discusses the importance of raising awareness of shortage of funding during Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: We must prepare for the difficult and costly challenge of recovery and renewal

05 May 2020

We know charities will prepare to spring back into recovery, but whether that leads to new beginnings or descends into disintegration is all in our hands

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Hands

Transform: How one charity was helped to innovate and improve to create change in the domestic and sexual abuse sector

06 March 2020

Romy Briant is chair of Reducing the Risk. Here she writes how the Transform programme helped to boost her charity and enable them to influence policy and practice

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: the Challenging Behaviour Foundation, an overlooked gem

25 February 2020

Paul Streets: the Challenging Behaviour Foundation, an overlooked gem

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Mike Lewis

A week in the life of a Lloyds Bank Foundation Regional Manager

20 February 2020

A week in the life of a Lloyds Bank Foundation Regional Manager

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Peter Cunnison

Ask a Regional Manager – February 2020

19 February 2020

Ask a Regional Manager – February 2020

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: How small charity Make Some Noise is supporting the young parents hit hard by austerity

04 February 2020

Paul Streets: How small charity Make Some Noise is supporting the young parents hit hard by austerity

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

Paul Streets: We must hold Boris Johnson's 'one nation' to account

20 December 2019

Paul Streets: We must hold Boris Johnson's 'one nation' to account

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How charities can influence commissioning

10 December 2019

How charities can influence commissioning

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