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Easy question – difficult answer! This is a question that is regularly raised but is too complex for a simple answer. Let’s look at some of the options and consider how to progress through the maze and what each pathway in the maze provides…


Within the Not for Profit (NFP) sector, significant differences exist in the form and content of financial reports (or financial statements) prepared by NFPs. These differences arise due to the wide range of activities NFPs are involved in, the needs of different stakeholders, the legal form of the NFP, and the different laws and regulations […]


“If the rate of change outside the organisation exceeds the rate of change inside the organisation, then the end is near.” – Jack Welch Whilst we intrinsically know this to be true, we often fail to take the first steps in leading our teams into the unknown. We understand the logical need to leave the […]


Many organisations are faced with the reality that they need to become more market-focused in order to compete. It’s vital that Boards and executives focus on how they can best market their organisation to ensure its future sustainability. Below are our top 7 tips for creating a marketing plan that actually works:


Your constitution defines the rules by which your Not for Profit organisation is legally able to operate. It is important that those rules represent what you do and that they are accurate and up-to-date. How do you respond to the ten questions below?


Do you know the financial health of your organisation? How do you ensure revenues are meeting strategic targets? How will you manage costs to achieve greater levels of efficiency and effectiveness? How can the organisation build a cash reserve? These are clear aims for most organisations BUT for many they are seldom achieved. This is […]


“Branding” is a word we in the NFP sector are hearing more about every day. While it’s used more in a private sector context, if we are switched-on and want our NFP organisations to flourish, we must understand what it means and in most cases apply some thought to our agency’s branding. All of us […]