CGAP Briefing Note 10 - the wide confidence intervals around annual estimates of charitable donations in the UK

Surveys of charitable giving in the UK often present their results as if they provided a single definitive answer. This briefing note explains why it is unwise to take such figures at face value.

Updated: 09/06/2015
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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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Why do companies delist voluntarily from the Stock Market?

Author(s):

Eilnaz Kashefi Pour

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Any Industry

The last few years have seen significant numbers of companies voluntarily delist from the stock market. This research examines both the reasons for this, and the ramifications these delistings have for the wider market.

Updated: 08/06/2015
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Introduction to Banking - second edition of this acclaimed book now available

Author(s):

Barbara Casu

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

The second editon of Introduction to Banking, a comprehensive insight into the business of banking, is now available to order.

Updated: 05/06/2015
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Towards Fairer Compensation for People in Accidents

Author(s):

Zoltan Butt

 et al.

Research undertaken at Cass Business School has helped courts better assess the loss of earnings suffered by people who have had accidents.

Updated: 22/05/2015
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Views: 2,103