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Lords Select Committee: Accountability and impact in charities

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The Lords Select Committee convened on the 18th of October to discuss accountability and impact in charities. Evidence was presented by experts in the field including Paul Streets OBE (Chief Executive of the Lloyds Bank Foundation); Gen Maitland Hudson (Head of Evaluation and Impact Assessment...

Five tips on measuring and evaluating impact

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This article was originally published in Civil Society Finance on 1 July. This can be read here .

Many charities struggle to get started with measuring their success. Sue Holloway from...

Impact measurement: It's time to rebrand

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This article was originally published in Pioneers Post on 7 July. This can be read here .

The benefits of measuring your organisation's social impact are plenty – it can help win public...

Lord Gus O'Donnell Speaks On BBC Radio 4

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Lord Gus O'Donnell, who will take up post as Board Chair of PBE later this year, spoke about how charities can improve the way that they are run by measuring outcomes on BBC Radio 4's "You & Yours" programme on Friday 19th February. The programme can be listened to here [15:05 - 24:41]....

The value of volunteering: Andy Haldane in the Guardian

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In Andy Haldane's speech to the Society of Business Economists in September 2014 (In Giving, How Much Do We Receive? The Social Value of Voluteering) he discussed the many benefits to individuals and society that volunteering can offer, and how we might look to measure those benefits.

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Your gut doesn't know much - use data instead

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This article was originally posted in Civil Society Finance on 5 March. You can view this here .

Earlier this week, Debra Allcock Tyler described data as often pointless, dangerous and...

Hot topic: Compulsory volunteering

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This article was written by Sue Holloway, PBE Director, for HR Magazine on May 12. View the original article here .

The Conservative manifesto proposed requiring public sector employers and...

Do the figures stack up when it comes to skills-based volunteering?

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This article was written by Sue Holloway, PBE Director, for HR Magazine on May 22. View the original article here .

Many people think of physically helping out...

What every funder needs to know about impact

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This article was originally published in Alliance Magazine. This can be viewed here .

Sue Holloway, director of Pro Bono Economics.

As an economist working with charities, I’m...

Sir Gus O'Donnell and PBE in the Financial Times

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On Saturday 20th March 2010 the Financial Times Weekend Magazine published a feature on the work that Sir Gus O’Donnell did with the St. Basil’s project in Birmingham. The article gave a great insight into the fantastic work of the charity and promoted the concept of Pro Bono Economics....

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