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Fancy a long weekend EVERY weekend?

As we head into the May day bank holiday, how would you fancy a three-day weekend every week? After a nearly year-long experiment, borne out of our operational response to COVID-19 last year, our board of trustees agreed this week that full-time DSC staff will now work their hours over four days, rather than five,…
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DSC to explore the impact of Covid-19 on the Armed Forces charities sector

Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £271,000 to Directory of Social Change (DSC) to continue the successful Armed Forces Charities Project, expanding knowledge and evidence for the sector from 2021-2023 and examining the impact of Covid-19. The project will include regular surveys on the impact of Covid-19 for Cobseo (the Confederation of Service Charities)…
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Seven ways companies provided charitable support during the pandemic

The social and economic impact of Covid-19 has been enormous, with charities facing substantial challenges. Many fundraising activities have been cancelled and staff and volunteers have been forced to reduce, meaning that charities are faced with serving potentially more beneficiaries with fewer resources. While researching the latest edition of The Guide to UK Company Giving,…
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DSC Policy Update - week commencing 29 March 2021

In last week’s policy update I mentioned the National Audit Office’s report on the government’s £750 million funding package. Our director of Research and Policy, Jay Kennedy, has written this blog ‘NAO shines a light on £750m funding package for charities’ which, if you haven’t already, you should read for a well – rounded summary…
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