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Interview: Brett Wigdortz - CEO Teach First

There needs to be a focus on education. The government must work on ensuring equality of opportunity. It’s terrifying that the quality of education is dependent upon a child’s location or post code. Equality in education is needed to encourage participation in society for all.
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New challenges, old problems for the new Minister

I want to welcome Nick Hurd, our new Charities Minister, into his new office and genuinely hope he is managing to quickly settle into his new job. I know this must be problematic for him, not least because he becomes the new Charities Minister during what is clearly the most unsettled period of British politics in living memory.
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Financing the sector

During 2008, Richard Gutch interviewed the chief executives of 22 different funders on behalf of Prospectus. The interviews formed part of a wider project which involved interviewing 110 chief executives of organisations about the challenges and opportunities they and their organisations face.
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Fundraising in difficult times

In May 2010, Richard Gutch, an Associate at Prospectus, interviewed nine charities that receive significant amounts of public sector funding (ranging from 37% (Shelter) to 99% (United Response)) to find out how they were planning to respond to the cutbacks in public expenditure and what their plans are for raising more voluntary income.
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Dealing with funders

Why do investors trust companies to spend wisely and not charities?
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