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Duncan Shrubsole At Work And Pensions Committee Benefits Levels Oral Evidence Session

Universal Credit Deductions at the Work and Pensions Committee

14 September 2023

Duncan Shrubsole, our Director of Policy, Communications and Research, talks about Universal Credit deductions at Work and Pensions Committee oral evidence session 

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Research project: What is the distinct role and value of by-and-for organisations?

08 August 2023

We discuss our plans for researching by-and-for organisations, and the opportunities and challenges of this new research project

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Our approach to designing the d/Deaf and Disabled people's organisations funding programme

19 July 2023

We discuss co-designing our d/Deaf and Disabled people's organisation programme and changes we have made to our approach to funding

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New Director of Charity Development appointed at Lloyds Bank Foundation

18 July 2023

André Clarke has been appointed as Director of Charity Development at Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales.

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£1.5m collaboration funding programme launched to support impactful change locally

05 July 2023

This funding programme will support local collaborations around three key issues: social security system, access to suitable accommodation, and support for asylum seekers and refugees.

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What the data tells us about the small charity landscape

23 June 2023

We refresh the data available on whenever possible. Here are some of our key findings from our most recent refresh this Small Charity Week 2023.

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Unrestricted grants: how are they being used?

21 June 2023

We reviewed 312 monitoring reports form charities to understand how they’re spending their unrestricted grant

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Lloyds Bank Foundation Chief Executive Paul Streets

The consequences of our failure on Refugees

19 June 2023

Today is the start of Small Charity Week and Refugee Week so I thought it would be good to highlight the work of small charities on one of the toughest issues.

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Building on our work in Wales.

14 June 2023

We work with charities in Wales to ensure that people with the lived and learned experience of complex issues can raise their voice and effect wider change

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Paul Streets

Paul Streets: Bringing unlikely partners together

14 June 2023

A trip to Middlesbrough showed there is real power in uniting organisations from different worlds around a shared commitment

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