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Charitable giving is on the up according to new research

Donations made by the UK public to charity rose by £400 million last year to a total of £10.6 billion, according to the latest research…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

06.12.2010
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THINK launches IPI Training to help charities inspire and win new support from major donors and companies

In response to many clients looking for new ways to sharpen and transform their communications skills, THINK has introduced IPI training; quite simply tailored training…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

25.11.2010
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Giving in Switzerland unaffected by economic crisis

Figures recently published by Swiss charity quality mark ZEWO this month, suggest that the economic crisis did not affect giving in Switzerland in 2009 as heavily…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

27.10.2010
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Ho ho ho…Happy Christmas!

You always know Christmas is coming when the charity Christmas catalogues start to arrive! I have two on my desk – UNICEF’s and the British…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

21.09.2010
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Sun is shining…

The vagaries of the British summer have set me thinking about what impact the weather has on the public’s propensity to give. Obviously weather affects any…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

01.09.2010
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It’s time to behave like Fast Moving Consumer Goods in our fundraising

I predict that the biggest charity in the UK in 2020 doesn’t even exist yet.  How can that be?  Well, we often follow the commercial…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

26.08.2010
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‘Quick and Dirty’ Lifetime Value

Lifetime value is the single most important part of an individual giving strategy. In fact, I might argue that it is the strategy. Lifetime value…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

10.08.2010
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Fresh Thinking on Strategy for Today and Tomorrow

Mid-summer is a good time to start to reflect on where you are with your strategy; the autumn is usually a busy time for strategic…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

30.07.2010
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A question of style…

I’ve been running a lot of strategic planning processes recently and it’s got me thinking about how important it is to choose the style of…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

11.06.2010
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So you think you’re in control?

After the last few days it is clear that nature rules the world and man can think whatever he likes, but he will never reverse…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

26.04.2010
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