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Best of the blogs: using film to influence policymakers, increasing knowledge of finance, the tax relief cap and first aid for sawn-off arms

Your round-up of charity-related debate this week

Best of the blogs
Best of the blogs

Film can be a powerful tool for charities to mobilise support, change behaviour and influence policymakers, according to Kate Stanley, associate head of the strategy unit at the NSPCC. 

Read Stanley’s blog

Only by increasing their understanding and knowledge of finance will charities be effective and sustainable organisations, says Caron Bradshaw, chief executive of Charity Finance Group.

Read Bradshaw’s blog

Sir Stephen Bubb recounts his meeting with Nick Hurd and a group of senior third sector leaders and philanthropists, at which they discussed how the tax relief cap proposed in last week’s Budget will affect charities.

Read Bubb’s blog

Mark Cox, the UK services writer at the British Red Cross, says a story about a man sawing his own arm off and surviving demonstrates the need for a knowledge of first aid.

Read Cox’s blog

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