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Cost Saving In The Voluntary Sector

By |May 20th, 2016|

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NCVO Member and Trusted Supplier WorkPlaceLive invite you to this free seminar, perfect for anyone responsible for improving operational performance, including Chief Executives, Finance Directors, IT Directors and Trustees.

With the ability to work securely anywhere in the world, the reduction in environmental impact and the resulting cost savings, Cloud Computing is a solution ever […]

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Connect Assist – My top five charity apps this year

By |May 20th, 2016|

My top five charity apps this year

Back in 2014 I rounded up the best smartphone and tablet apps launched by the third sector. Two years on, it’s time for an update. With over a third of the world’s population predicted to own a smartphone by 2017, more charities are realising the value of apps in […]

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Class Networks – Should your organisation be in the Cloud?

By |February 25th, 2016|

An introduction to working in the Cloud for Smaller Charities
Class Networks together with The Gallery Partnership recognise the challenges many charities face when looking at Cloud based solutions.
To help answer these questions and become more informed about the decisions you might make, we are inviting you to join us at an informal workshop, hosted at […]

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Class Networks – Business Drivers for Mobile Working

By |February 15th, 2016|

The rapid adoption of mobile services and solutions has been driven by the “perfect storm” of hardware, software, connectivity, business challenges and consumer demand. Here are five compelling trends that have combined to accelerate the adoption of mobility and mobile working.
1. CONSUMERISATION OF IT
Technology has become an integral part of everyday life. Business users are […]

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Connect Assist – Looking back on 10 years of service in the charity sector

By |February 4th, 2016|

Looking back on 10 years of service in the charity sector
When we set up Connect Assist back in 2006, we had one clear vision: to make a positive change to those living in difficult circumstances. We knew we could achieve this by providing high quality helpline services, while also creating meaningful employment opportunities in the […]

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How to ensure your charity workforce is motivated for the year ahead

By |January 28th, 2016|

How to ensure your charity workforce is motivated for the year ahead
I recently contributed to an article in Director magazine in which I supported Sweden’s introduction of a six-hour working day. By offering staff members the choice of a shorter working day while maintaining full-time employment at Connect Assist, we believe individuals are empowered to […]

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What voluntary organisations can learn from the Morrisons payroll data leak

By |January 27th, 2016|

Gary Webb, from NCVO trusted supplier Bond Payroll Services, gives a wake-up call to voluntary organisations, following the recent payroll data leak scandal at Morrisons
So, the last thing any charity wants right now is a front page tabloid scandal over any issue.

Protecting your reputation is important both internally and externally and you’d think that there […]

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Connect Assist – Charity helplines

By |January 11th, 2016|

Charity helplines – How to keep service running during high volume campaign
Every organisation has its peak period, whether it’s a particularly busy day of the week or a hectic ‘rush hour’. The best prepared will have detailed plans in place to deal with these occasions, such as bringing in extra resources, ensuring sufficient staff cover […]

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Are you responsible for Managing your property risks?

By |January 4th, 2016|

Chris Taylor recently blogged about a seminar that Cluttons hosted in partnership with NCVO.  In it, Nick Rudnai from CaSE Insurance highlighted the considerations for insurance as part of your risk management during your property lifecycle. Chris identified some of the key points Nick covered….
If you are moving in to a new premises, whether you […]

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How to create board level volunteering opportunities

By |December 16th, 2015|

There is a lot of wall painting and tree planting going on in employer supported volunteering. This is good for team building, for immediate (and visual!) impact. It is not so good if a lasting effect, or dare we say sustainability, is the aim. Plus, there are only so many walls to paint and so […]

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