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  • Time to flex: embracing flexible working

    Time to flex: embracing flexible working

    Monday, February 14, 2022

    ACEVO and NCVO have joined forces to produce ‘Time to Flex’, a report aiming to support leaders and individuals to approach flexible working in their organisations.

  • How to support your employees with year-end tax planning

    How to support your employees with year-end tax planning

    Monday, January 24, 2022

    With Christmas and New Year behind us, year-end tax planning should now be on your employees’ radars. The 2021/22 tax year will end on Tuesday 5th April. This year, there is no Spring Budget and Easter arrives on 15th April, so there shouldn’t be any obstacles standing in the way for your employees. However, the sooner they start their year-end tax planning the better, as some of the decisions they might have to make cannot be made quickly.

  • Hybrid Working – Practical Guidance

    Hybrid Working – Practical Guidance

    Thursday, December 23, 2021

    Members of the Flexible Working Taskforce, including Working Families, have published new practical guidance to help employers develop fair and sustainable hybrid working practices.

  • How to recruit diverse candidates: The case of St George’s Hospital Charity

    How to recruit diverse candidates: The case of St George’s Hospital Charity

    Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    Eastside Primetimers contributed a case study to the From Here to Diversity Guide to demonstrate best practice of inclusive recruitment.

  • Attracting top talent to your organisation – why employer brand matters even more than ever

    Attracting top talent to your organisation – why employer brand matters even more than ever

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021

    Due to the impact of Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s job market is highly volatile. Some industries face crippling labour shortages whilst others face numerous applications to a select numbers of roles. As a result of this, it is more important than ever for charities to focus on their employer brand to ensure they are able to recruit effectively.

  • How charity leaders can combat work-related stress

    How charity leaders can combat work-related stress

    Friday, August 6, 2021

    Stress is a prevalent issue in the third sector. According to a survey of 238 charities conducted by the union Unite, 80% of charity workers reported experiencing workplace stress, and almost half (42%) said their job wasn’t good for their mental health. As an employer, it’s important to understand what health and safety law requires in regard to the management of work-related stress. In this blog, James Tamm from Ellis Whittam explores what’s meant by ‘work-related stress’, possible causes, and how risk assessments can help to identify and control any ‘stressors’ in workplaces and individuals.

  • How to become a Charity Trustee: a free guide

    How to become a Charity Trustee: a free guide

    Thursday, July 15, 2021

    Whether you’re a young person looking for board-level leadership experience, mid-career and expanding your horizons, or approaching retirement and wanting a fresh challenge, this guide will help you step into trusteeship.

  • Recruiting a chair, trustees and chief executive

    Recruiting a chair, trustees and chief executive

    Monday, June 14, 2021

    If you are, or will be, involved in the appointment of a new chair, trustee or chief executive of a charity, ACEVO and Green Park have produced a guide to support you throughout the process.

  • Welcoming furloughed employees back into the workplace

    Welcoming furloughed employees back into the workplace

    Monday, May 24, 2021

    In the Chancellor’s budget of March 2021 he confirmed that the furlough scheme will now run until September 2021, to continue to provide much needed support to employers and employees as we embark on the road map out of lockdown.

  • ACEVO Jobs salary transparency

    ACEVO Jobs salary transparency

    Friday, April 30, 2021

    ACEVO has signed up to the #ShowTheSalary campaign and will always advertise the salary for all vacancies available within the organisation. This is a simple yet practical step to overcome biases in the recruitment process.