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Charities spend 15.8 million hours reporting to funders - that's too much

Charities spend too many hours filling out monitoring reports for funders. This gets in the way of learning. We tried to quantify that effect and understand why.

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Solving the GDPR headache of the reopening requirements

Our process in using our existing platform to help businesses comply with test, track and trace.

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Danny Kruger’s 'Levelling up our communities' report is good. Here’s how we'd implement it.

Danny Kruger’s report on levelling up communities is a sensible blueprint. We've got some implementation suggestions.

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46% of grants cost more than they're worth

Understanding the hidden costs of grant making - how complex monitoring and unsuccessful applications can outweigh the value of a grant

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Weeknotes 17th April

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Working with communities in a lockdown - theory and practice

Practical solutions for signposting community sector support

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(Three) weeknotes 3rd April

What we have been up to over the past few weeks

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Systematic racial bias in COVID-19 testing?

The government's COVID disparities report suggests there may be bias against black people in getting tested for coronavirus.

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Social Mobility in London - is it really that bad?

London's Social Mobility "puzzle" is not real. It's an invention of dubious statistics.

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What is a CRM and why should I use it?

Other than a nice sounding TLA (three letter acronym), what is this CRM we keep talking about, and why do we think you should use one.

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Why good data is important for funders

Data, and big data in particular is something of a buzzword at the moment. But, why might funders need to think about the quality of their data, and how should they go about getting good quality data.

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