How is digital disrupting democracy?

  Democracy is facing numerous challenges this year, whether it’s the rise of populism, the filter bubble, fake news, a disillusioned electorate or a loss of trust in institutions. In response to this  NESTA have launched a report on how governments around the...

Your Christmas reading list

I love Christmas. Everything finally quietens down after a busy autumn, and it’s a chance to put the phone and laptop away and see family and friends. It’s also a lovely time of year to hide away in the warm with a cup of tea and some good reads. Here are the books...

Campaign of the week: NSPCC’s Little Stars

December has come around very quickly here but we’re getting into the festive swing of things. And our campaign of the week is very much in that spirit. You may have spotted that something a bit different happened with the Christmas lights on Oxford Street this...

4 Smart Ways to Avoid Burnout for Nonprofit Professionals

  This is a guest post by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman, co-authors, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout Working at a nonprofit can be a pressure cooker.  Trying to manage huge workloads with limited resources can easily trap us...

Who are the winners of Social CEOs 2016?

Here they are- the winners of this year’s awards. You may have seen my blog about the awards on The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network this morning. Below is our infographic of this year’s winners, including the top 30, the overall winner, and the 3 awards for best...

8 lessons from the Third Sector Digital Leaders programme

  Our very first cohort of students graduated from the Third Sector Digital Leaders programme last week.   For those who don’t know it,  it’s an intensive four day programme that we run in partnership with The School for Social Entrepreneurs. I’m really proud of...