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Clic Sargent's impact report: the difficult second album

The youth cancer charity's report drew praise from around the sector last year, but it left it with a challenge: how to make it even better

Third Sector Awards 2019: Charity Partnership of the Year - Family Action with Magic Breakfast

Awarded to a partnership between two or more charities that has enabled the partners to more effectively deliver services to beneficiaries, reach new groups or reduce costs

Third Sector Awards 2019: Charity of the Year - The Safer Living Foundation

This prestigious award goes to the charity or voluntary sector organisation that has had a truly exceptional year and whose recent achievements have attracted the admiration of the sector

Third Sector Awards 2019: Rising Chief Executive - Joel Davis, Tutors United

For the chief executive who has made an outstanding contribution to their organisation, or the wider sector, during their first two years in post

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Downsizing with dignity

It's easy to botch the process and demoralise staff and supporters. So how do you make cuts well, asks John Plummer

A chief executive and a parent...

A growing number of sector chief executives successfully juggle the day job with parental duties. John Plummer talks to four of them about how they make it work

Peter Cardy: Take care before you delve into personal issues

Sector veteran Peter Cardy offers answers to your workplace dilemmas

Peter Cardy: The perils of moving into an open-plan office

Sector veteran Peter Cardy offers answers to your workplace dilemmas.

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Management Book Reviews

Kids - Child Protection in Britain: The Truth

Third Sector columnist Craig Dearden-Phillips finds that this spirited defence of Kids Company by its founder Camila Batmanghelidjh is a better read than he imagined it would be

Book review: A shared faith in the power of the sector

Colin Rochester reviews the new volume by Luke Bretherton on the work of London Citizens

Book review: The crisis of third sector leadership

Stephen Cook reviews Public and Third Sector Leadership: Experience Speaks by Brian Howieson and Julie Hodges, which takes a collaborative approach to management advice

Thinking of starting a charity? Read this first

Run a Successful Charity by Nick Marr & Claire Gillman provides a realistic take on life in the sector, writes Stephen Cook

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