The New State of Donation: Three decades of household giving to charity

This report presents a comprehensive analysis of the main trends in giving to charity over the period from 1978 to 2008 using data from the government's Living Costs and Food survey.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,159

Giving back to communities of residence and of origin - An analysis of remittances and charitable donations in the UK

This research reports on the different ways in which migrant and minority groups in the UK give, which are largely unacknowledged or underestimated in traditional giving surveys.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,418

Payout with an English accent: Exploring the case for a foundation ‘distribution quota’ in the UK

This paper reviews the nature and direction of the private foundations' mandatory "payout" debates in the United States, in the context of calls for its emulation in the UK.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,033

Emerging trends in global philanthropy: Some reflections

In this paper Professor Jenny Harrow explores emerging trends in global philanthropy and the challenges they pose for both local and global decision makers.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Views: 1,195

Power, Personalities and Principles - Improving political leadership

Discussions from a Cass Business School workshop on improving political leadership through cross-disciplinary research form this impact report for practitioners.

Updated: 14/11/2014
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Views: 2,282

Sifting to efficiently select the right service employees

This research suggests turning the standard recruitment process for service employees on its head; by using web-based psychometric sifting tests at the start of the process rather than at the end, potentially saving time and money.

Updated: 02/12/2014
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Views: 1,839

A Centralised Investment Process - Joined up investment thinking

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

 et al.

Guide based on latest research helps financial advisers build investment portfolios from financial planning to fund selection stages.

Updated: 05/11/2014
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Views: 4,900

Ideas and advice to accelerate the transition of MPs entering New Zealand’s House of Representatives

New MPs are expected to know and perform their roles effectively from the moment they start. This research looks at how they might best cope with this pressure, focusing particularly on the experience of New Zealand parliamentarians.

Updated: 05/11/2014
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Views: 4,627

Giving Trends Top 300 Foundations - 2014 Report

Key Facts and Figures on Giving, Income and Assets in the Top 300 UK Charitable Foundations

Updated: 20/10/2014
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Views: 1,990