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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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Challenges and opportunities for Chief Executives

Between May and October 2008, Richard Gutch, an Associate at Prospectus, the third sector recruitment agency, interviewed 100 not for profit chief executives. Although the interviewees cannot be said to be representative of the sector as a whole, they provide an important snapshot of sector leaders’ experiences.
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