Bucket Collecting in 2021

Bucket Collecting in 2021

Last weekend, after 18 months, I joined my local air ambulance charity to do some fundraising at a nearby motorway service station. I have done many of these before but as this was the first one I had been involved in post lockdowns, I wasn’t sure what Bucket Collecting in 2021 would be like. Volunteering for 2-hour … Read more

Can IoT help charities adapt to different ways of fundraising in 2021?

Can IoT help charities adapt to different ways of fundraising in 2021?

With the impact of Covid-19 very few sectors have been harder hit than the Charity Sector.  Throughout the last year, charities have seen a significant rise in demand for their services. Food banks, support services, and animal charities, to name only a few have all reported big spikes in demand. In many ways, the charity … Read more

IoT in the Charity Sector

IoT in the Charity Sector

Internet of Things (IoT), for those unfamiliar with the term, is the concept of connecting any device to the internet and other connected devices. IoT is seeing large-scale adoption in the commercial, industrial, agricultural sectors as well as in the home. Everything from smart speakers, doorbell cameras, and smart energy meters. So is it time … Read more

Could 2021 be the time for charities to scale down their central London Head Offices?

Could post 2021 be the time for big charities to consider scaling down their central London Head Offices?

It will likely come as no surprise that a number of the UK’s biggest charities operate out of offices in Central London. Some offer a vital service from the same location, so in some cases such as rehoming centres, it totally makes sense. But for those charities who have no physical services running from their … Read more