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Job Fulfilment Retains Generation Y Talent

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th January 2013 -  New research analysing the responses from over 18,000 professionals world wide, including Australia, reveals the digital generation – Generation Y – values job fulfilment…

Aussie High School Wins Global ‘Green’ Award

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st November 2012 -  An Australian public high school in Melbourne has won a global sustainability award – being named as the most sustainable education institution at the International Green…

UK Technology Pledge to Help World’s Poorest

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 21st November 2012 - 
Justine Greening speaking at the DFID/Omidyar Network Open Up! conference in London. Some rights reserved by DFID UK. The UK Government has pledged to give millions of the world’s…

Aussie Finalists in Green Awards

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th November 2012 - 
Five Aussie organisations are finalists in the 'Green Oscars'. Photo: greenawards.com Five Australian organisations have been announced as finalists for the prestigious…

UK Donations Down

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th November 2012 - 
A new report has revealed that donations to UK charities are down 20 per cent. Photo: macrobusiness.com.au Donations to UK charities have fallen by 20% as fewer people give,…

Opinion

The Rise or Not Of Micro-Volunteering

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th November 2012 -  OPINION: Australia is now discussing and experimenting with micro-volunteering but the uptake has been slower than the rest of the world, says Mike Bright the Founder of UK-based

Charity Impact Measurement Still Needs Work – Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 18th October 2012 - 
A new study has revealed 25% of UK charities don't measure their work. Photo: capreform.eu Only 5% of UK charities say that wanting to improve their services is a primary…

Guide Launched as Study Reveals UK NFPs Lack Social Media Strategy

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 10th October 2012 - 
Photo: siliconcloud.com More than half of the Not for Profits surveyed in the UK say their social media strategy is not integrated in their communications or fundraising strategy.…

Mannequin in a Wheelchair

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 9th October 2012 -  A young paraplegic model’s determination to get the fashion industry to represent people with disabilities led to her developing the world’s first mannequin in a wheelchair.

Social Impact Bonds a ‘Game Changer’ for Australia

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th September 2012 - 
Prue Goward MP delivers her keynote speech at the Social Finance Forum in Sydney. Photo: Centre for Social Impact The Centre for Social Impact’s inaugural Social Finance Forum…

Report Finds Younger Generations Less Charitable

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th September 2012 - 
Younger generations not as generous as their older counterparts, according to CAF. Photo: abhsi.com.au Britain could be facing a long-term giving crisis, with younger generations…

UK Chugging Penalties to Be Enforced

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 23rd August 2012 - 
A chugger on a UK street. Photo: civilsociety.co.uk Strict new penalties for street fundraisers or ‘chuggers’ throughout Great Britain come into effect this week…
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