CGAP Briefing Note 9 - UK corporate citizenship in the 21st century

What is the private sector's role in society? Does it extend beyond creating employment, providing goods and services, and generating profit for shareholders? This briefing paper outlines the history of its wider role, referred to here as corporate citizenship, and, bringing together a new analysis of corporate giving data, focuses specifically on the ways in which UK‑listed companies currently support the communities in which they operate.

Updated: 09/06/2015
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CGAP Briefing Note 8 - Co‑producing research: working together or falling apart?

This paper summarises a CGAP roundtable discussion held on 2 November 2011 at Cass Business School, London, as part of the 9th ESRC Festival of Social Science.

Updated: 09/06/2015
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CGAP Briefing Note 5 - Gift Aid – reform or inform?

This Briefing Note discusses the way the Gift Aid scheme in the UK works and asks if charities could claim more than they have been.

Updated: 09/06/2015
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CGAP Briefing Note 3 - Seasonal patterns in household giving in the UK

Charities require a regular income throughout the year to fund their programmes. But do levels of giving remain constant, or are they affected by seasonal factors?

Updated: 09/06/2015
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CGAP Briefing Note 1 - Thinking through the effects of changes in income‑tax relief on giving

In this Briefing Note from CGAP, the authors discuss what effects the proposed and actual changes to the 'price of giving' will have.

Updated: 09/06/2015
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CGAP Briefing Note 11 - A decade of donations in the UK: household gifts to charity, 2001-11

This Briefing note updates figures and charts presented in previous briefing notes in the CGAP series.

Updated: 11/12/2014
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CGAP Briefing Note 7 - How generous is the UK? Charitable giving in the context of household spending

How generous is the UK? This briefing note considers relative levels of generosity in the UK by looking at the connection between household budgets and donations to charity.

Updated: 10/12/2014
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CGAP Briefing Note 6 - UK household giving – results on regional trends 2001–08

The CGAP Briefing Note 6 presents results from a comparison of patterns and trends in giving by UK region and country.

Updated: 11/12/2014
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CGAP Briefing Note 4 - How do you ask difficult questions? Shared challenges and practice amongst fundraisers and researchers

In social research and in fundraising there is a general assumption that people are willing to talk to strangers about personal things. Both fundraisers and researchers often need information about an individual's personal, social and financial circumstances, but how can 'difficult questions' related to such personal areas best be asked?

Updated: 10/12/2014
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