Although digital transformation is sweeping through the third sector, many charities still lack a digital strategy, writes Odgers Interim Consultant, Charities Louise Beales.
We’ve seen how the pandemic had a seismic effect on...
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Charity CEOs are having to innovate and dig deep at a time of talent shortages and a squeeze on donations, says Louise Beales, Consultant, Charities.
It’s been a tough couple of years for the third sector. Charities are...
Narinder Uppal, Consultant in our Charity, NfP, and Membership Practice, and Louise Beales, Consultant in our Charity and NfP Practice, reflect on the challenges and opportunities of the Charitiy & NfP sector at present and share some interesting reflections.
Louise Beales, Head of our Charities Practice, discusses the renewed focus on diversity and inclusion in the charity sector and offers suggestions for how organisations can drive the agenda
Narinder Uppal, Membership Bodies & Charities Consultant, discusses how leadership styles are adapting to the new working environment
Louise Beales, Head of our Charities Practice, discusses the charity sector’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic and explains that its inherent resilience will drive charities through this period of instability
Louis Beales, Head of Odgers Interim's Charities Practice, discusses the benefits of partnerships between charities, why they are increasingly important for the sector and how charities can get them right.
Louise Beales, Head of the Charities Practice at Odgers Interim, discusses how charities can complete a successful partnership
Louise Beales, Head of the Charities Practice, explains which 5 traits charities should be looking out for if they are considering an interim CEO
Recent charity investigations have proved a deafening wake-up call for the entire sector.
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Imperial War Museums (IWM) is a family of five museums that helps visitors understand the strategies, weaponry and devastation of war and how conflict has shaped the world. In addition to a...
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The third sector might be battle-weary, but it is adjusting to its new environment.
Many charities are now looking to broaden their skill base and bring in expertise from other sectors...
Grant Speed, Managing Director of Odgers Interim, discusses the firm’s recent Public Services Dinner...
With statutory funding rapidly declining and the demand for high quality service provision unceasing, charities are finding themselves in a brave, and incredibly competitive, New World.