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2016

  • 20 Sep 16
    Advice For Charities | Digital

    What Digital Changes Do People Want To See In The NFP Sector?

    The charity sector is notorious for dragging its feet when it comes to change, especially when that change involves embracing…

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  • 14 Sep 16
    Career Advice

    Should I Send a Thank You Note After My Job Interview?

    You have found the perfect job vacancy. You wrote a great application. You got an interview and prepared your answers.…

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  • 05 Sep 16
    Advice For Charities | Career Advice | HR | Recruitment

    2016 Charity Sector Salary Analysis

    One of the many services Flow Caritas provides to job seekers is expert career advice. We find many candidates come…

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  • 30 Aug 16
    Career Advice | HR

    What To Wear To Your Charity Job

    We have been recruiting for not for profit organisations for more than a decade, and while fashions come and go, one thing remains…

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  • 15 Aug 16
    Advice For Charities | Fundraising

    The Future of Fundraising Podcast: David Burgess

    Following the hugely successful Future of Fundraising meetups hosted by Flow Caritas and SolarAid’s Richard Turner, we’ve carried on the momentum…

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  • 11 Aug 16
    F2F Fundraising | Recruitment

    Everything You Wish You Knew About Face To Face Fundraising

    Face to face fundraisers are on the front lines for charities, putting themselves out there every day in order to…

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  • 01 Aug 16
    Advice For Charities | Fundraising

    Brexit and the Next Generation of Donors

    My fifteen year old daughter is a member of the next generation of donors, and her future is more uncertain…

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  • 18 Jul 16
    Advice For Charities | F2F Fundraising | Fundraising

    Finding The Right Fundraising Agency

    It’s a tough time out there in the donor acquisition market. Many fundraising responsibilities are outsourced to agencies who are experts…

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  • 12 Jul 16
    Career Advice | Digital | Fundraising

    Three Things Fundraisers Need On Their LinkedIn Profile

    1) A decent picture LinkedIn isn’t like any other social media site. It is your online resume that employers and…

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  • 07 Jul 16
    Advice For Charities | Digital | Social media

    Write Your Own Charity Blog

    Charities are always looking for ways to get their message in front of fresh eyes. Maybe you’ve started a Twitter…

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  • 27 Jun 16
    Career Advice | Recruitment

    How To Have A Memorable Job Interview

    If you’ve landed an interview for your dream job, the last thing you want to do is come across as…

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  • 22 Jun 16
    Career Advice | Digital | Recruitment

    5 Digital Jobs That You Can Get In A Charity

    A major topic of conversation in the charity sector at the moment is “digital transformation.” Matt Collins from Platypus Digital…

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  • 17 Jun 16
    Events | News

    Celebrating Small Charity Week

    This week the UK has been celebrating Small Charity Week, recognising the important work done by inspirational groups of people…

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  • 14 Jun 16
    Advice For Charities | Fundraising

    What Charities Need To Know About Effective Altruism

    Being good to one another is the fundamental basis of humanity. People want to give, but they also want to…

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  • 07 Jun 16
    Career Advice | Recruitment

    Why Summer Is The Perfect Time To Look For Work

    You have spent the last few weeks leaving your scarf at home, pulling your tshirts from the back of your…

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  • 03 Jun 16
    Advice For Charities | Career Advice | HR

    How To Deal With Workplace Stress

    Not every day at work is going to be perfect. But sometimes the pressures of the job can really bring…

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  • 02 Jun 16
    Career Advice | Recruitment

    What Questions Will Charities Ask In Their Interviews?

    Want to make a career move into the charity sector? The first step is to write the perfect job application.…

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  • 27 May 16
    Career Advice | HR

    Your Ultimate Pre-Interview Playlist

    Set the scene: you’re on public transport, in a cab, in your car. You’re on the way to a job…

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  • 24 May 16
    Advice For Charities | HR | Recruitment

    Take Advantage Of The Millennial Work Ethic

    A millennial is a person who reached their adulthood in the 2000s, and they are usually generalised as a lazy,…

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  • 20 May 16
    Digital | Events | Fundraising

    Digital Fundraising Is The Future

    Digital fundraising was the hot topic at last night’s monthly Future of Fundraising Meetup, hosted by our Director Rory White…

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  • 17 May 16
    Career Advice | News | Recruitment

    Why You Should Pursue A Career In Charity

    According to research conducted by Investors in People, 60% of UK workers are unhappy in their jobs. About 17.4 million…

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  • 13 May 16
    Career Advice | News

    How To Write The Perfect Job Application

    Research from the New College of the Humanities shows that 20% of employers never even finish reading a CV and…

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  • 09 May 16
    News | Recruitment | Survey

    Candidate Feedback Survey 2016

    Flow Caritas recently undertook a candidate feedback survey in order to establish exactly what our candidates are looking for in…

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  • 25 Apr 16
    News | Recruitment

    Young People and the Value of Switching Jobs

    According to research published by the Resolution Foundation, young workers aged 18 to 29 could be earning 2.7 times more…

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  • 21 Apr 16
    Career Advice | F2F Fundraising

    7 Reasons To Work For A Charity This Summer

    Your essays are submitted and exams are over. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the pub is…

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  • 14 Apr 16
    Advice For Charities | Events | Fundraising

    The Future of Fundraising

    When our Director Rory White and SolarAid‘s Chief Fundraiser Richard Turner were having a chat over coffee, they were inspired…

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  • 05 Apr 16
    Career Advice | F2F Fundraising | Fundraising | News

    Overcoming nerves – getting started with F2F fundraising

    Face-to-Face (F2F) fundraising is an extremely successful and cost efficient way of drawing in additional donors to your charity or…

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  • 01 Apr 16
    Career Advice | F2F Fundraising

    Interview advice for F2F fundraising – How it differs from Public or Private Sector interviews

    Time taken out at university to volunteer or fundraise for local charities around your area is a great way of…

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  • 29 Mar 16
    Fundraising | News

    What are the biggest charitable donations in history?

    There are so many causes that deserve our support and, thankfully, there are many people all over the world that…

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  • 22 Mar 16
    Fundraising | News

    Ideal job found and a charity donation for Norwood!

    Flow Caritas have just presented a cheque for £179.50 to Norwood, a leading Jewish charity supporting 7,000 vulnerable children and…

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  • 18 Mar 16
    News

    The Flow Team in London are moving today!

    After a fun packed time in our current office with a view of the Shard we are moving just up…

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  • 14 Mar 16
    F2F Fundraising | News | Recruitment

    Are we in danger of isolating the next generation of employees in the UK?

    Thirty per cent of 16 to 18 year olds expect to wait over a year to secure a job after leaving…

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  • 23 Feb 16
    Advice For Charities | News | Recruitment

    Is 2016 the year of the candidate for the charity sector?

    The power of jobseekers Last summer we posted an article that covered a growing trend of recruitment stats firmly putting the power…

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  • 18 Feb 16
    Career Advice | F2F Fundraising | Fundraising

    Be a Fantastic Fundraiser in 2016!

    Whether you’re in it for a few weeks to earn some cash over the uni holidays, or you’re using it…

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  • 16 Feb 16
    News

    Flow team become video stars for a day

    Our friendly neighbours, digital agency Redweb, called upon the good looks and charm of two of our staff as they…

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  • 09 Feb 16
    Advice For Charities | F2F Fundraising | Fundraising | News

    Why are ex-creatives so good at fundraising?

    According to our fundraising industry analysis report Streets Ahead, those who have previously worked or pursued a career in a creative…

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  • 03 Feb 16
    News

    Great service and a charity donation for Cleft Lip & Palate Association

    Pedro Tsiamas from Flow Caritas visited CLAPA (Cleft Lip & Palate Association) on 2nd February to present them with a cheque…

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  • 02 Feb 16
    Advice For Charities | Events | News

    Positive feedback for Flow Caritas from the Institute of Fundraising Event

    Last Friday Flow Caritas presented at the latest Event Manager’s Forum, one of the many specialist events run by the…

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  • 20 Jan 16
    Events | F2F Fundraising | News

    Flow Caritas celebrate the work of F2F fundraisers with special guests Marie Curie

    Flow Caritas recently hosted an event to bring together a range of individuals who work or are involved with F2F…

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  • 14 Jan 16
    Career Advice | News | Recruitment

    How to make the most out of your recruitment consultant

    In the old days, it was widely thought that a recruitment consultant’s main focus was just to get your job…

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2015

  • 16 Sep 15
    Career Advice | Digital | Recruitment

    The Top Skills in: Digital Communications

    Digital communications within the third sector plays a major part in the way that charities reach out to their donors…

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  • 08 Sep 15
    Career Advice | Fundraising

    How do you make a career move into the charity sector when you have a public/private sector background?

    The charity and not-for-profit sector is an extremely competitive area to secure work in. So how do you make the…

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  • 04 Sep 15
    Amin | Career Advice

    The most desired skills in… Admin

    Ever wondered what employers really want from Admin staff? Well look no further! Flexibility It is often thought that Administrative…

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  • 25 Aug 15
    Career Advice | News | Recruitment

    How to approach your next job search

    As the summer comes to a rainy close, recruitment teams across the country are getting ready to kick things up…

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  • 18 Aug 15
    Career Advice | News

    5 Benefits to sending a thank you letter after a job interview

    The name ‘thank you note’ is pretty misleading: You can effectively thank an interview board for their time whilst you’re…

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  • 13 Aug 15
    Advice For Charities | Digital | News

    What Role Can Data Play In Charity?

    Charities always have to come up with new and exciting ways to engage with people to gather support and help…

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  • 22 Jul 15
    Career Advice | News | Recruitment

    What NOT to do on your CV

    Before you apply for your next job, refresh your CV by checking you haven’t made any of these common mistakes;…

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  • 14 Jul 15
    Advice For Charities | HR | News | Recruitment

    What benefits do employees really value?

    When asked, employees will usually give a grand list of their desired on-the-job perks. Anything from daily massages, to catered…

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  • 09 Jul 15
    Advice For Charities | Career Advice | News | Recruitment

    The best, & most revealing, interview questions you should be asking

    Interviewers, are you asking these questions? Interviewees are you prepared for these questions if they come up? The consultants here…

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  • 08 Jul 15
    Career Advice | News

    Why it’s important to include voluntary positions on a CV

    When writing your CV, you might not consider adding any voluntary work you’ve completed because it’s not paid employment. However,…

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  • 03 Jul 15
    Career Advice | News | Recruitment | Social media

    How to use LinkedIn so your dream job can find you!

    As recruiters, we are turning to LinkedIn more and more. It is better than traditional CV databases at giving you…

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  • 24 Jun 15
    Career Advice | News | Recruitment

    How to be the right kind of memorable in a job interview

    The worst thing you can be in a job interview is forgettable. You want to make an impact… just make…

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  • 23 Jun 15
    Career Advice | Digital

    How to make your digital skills stand out on your CV

    Digital roles in the charity sector have had a meteoric rise in importance. The emphasis on expanding reach, and the…

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  • 18 Jun 15
    Advice For Charities | Fundraising | HR | News

    Why a specialist recruitment consultancy is worth the investment

    Recruiting for speciality jobs can be hard. There will only ever be a small group of qualified people looking at…

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  • 09 Jun 15
    Advice For Charities | Career Advice | HR | News | Recruitment

    It’s a buyers’ market – how recent recruitment stats put the power back in the hands of the candidates

    The number of job vacancies being advertised has surpassed the 1 million mark for the first time since the 2008…

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  • 04 Jun 15
    Advice For Charities | News | Social media

    #GetTheTeamOnBoard: The benefits of using your staff to spread your charity’s message on social media

    It’s 2015 and we all know how influential 140 characters can be! Beth Kanter has examined how and why charities…

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  • 19 May 15
    Career Advice | HR | News

    Applying for an HR position? Here are the 3 things you should & shouldn’t do!

    The most common answer candidates give when asked why they’ve chosen a career in Human Resources is that they love…

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  • 11 May 15
    Career Advice | F2F Fundraising | News

    5 reasons face to face fundraising looks good on your CV

    Face to face fundraising is more than just a summer job: it will help your CV stand out for years…

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  • 05 May 15
    News

    How to spot top-notch digital talent

    Effective communication with existing and potential stakeholders has always been key for charities and non-profits. But digital communication channels are…

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  • 15 Apr 15
    Career Advice | News

    5 reasons why a temporary job can help your charity career

    Going for a temporary job can actually work out brilliantly for your career – and here’s 5 reasons why: 1.…

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  • 19 Mar 15
    Advice For Charities | News

    What every charity should absolutely expect of a specialist recruiter

    Most charities and not for profit organisations have – at some point – considered using a specialist recruitment agency to…

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  • 13 Mar 15
    News

    Flow Caritas speaks at the British Red Cross Annual Fundraising Conference

    The British Red Cross held their annual fundraising conference this week and they kindly invited me to speak at the…

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  • 12 Mar 15
    Career Advice | News | Recruitment

    What every candidate should absolutely expect of a charity recruiter

    If you’re a candidate looking for a job in the charity sector, it’s likely you’re considering using the services of…

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  • 27 Feb 15
    News

    Addressing The Increase in Digital Jobs in The Charity Sector

    After noticing an influx of digital vacancies within the charity and not for profit sector, Flow Caritas have decided to…

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  • 12 Feb 15
    News

    4 interview questions you need to stop asking now (and 4 to ask instead)

    Our job as interviewers and recruiters is to get the best out of our candidates. We all know that the interview…

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2014

  • 27 Aug 14
    F2F Fundraising

    Streets Ahead: mapping the careers of street fundraisers

    Flow Caritas is proud to be launching an important report. It’s something I believe will dramatically improve the way street…

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  • 13 Jun 14
    News

    Don’t do something you can’t defend!

    I was at a dinner party recently when a friend asked me a question that I knew was only a…

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  • 05 Jun 14
    News | Social media

    Bridging the management gap in in-house F2F fundraising

    Working in the thick of face-to-face fundraising for the past five years, I’ve seen some major changes in the way…

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  • 12 May 14
    News

    Are you proud to be a fundraiser?

    Are you proud to be a fundraiser? This month we asked Ian McQuillin, formerly of the PFRA and now Manager…

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  • 25 Apr 14
    F2F Fundraising

    More reasons why it’s good to be a F2F fundraiser!

    What made you decide to become a F2F fundraiser? Did you see it as a leg-up in to a charity…

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  • 09 Apr 14
    News

    What skills did you learn on the street? #StreetsAhead Survey

    Last month we launched our Streets Ahead career path project to map the transition from street in to mainstream charity…

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  • 27 Mar 14
    F2F Fundraising

    Street Fundraising set me up for a broader fundraising role – it can do the same for you

    Earlier this month, Flow launched the #StreetsAhead project with the aim of showing that street fundraising is a valid starting…

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  • 21 Mar 14
    News

    ‘Chuggers’ are bonafide employees, not the charity sector’s dirty little secret

    This morning, the Guardian Voluntary Network featured the following blog post from our MD, Rory White, on the Streets Ahead…

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  • 13 Mar 14
    News

    Research project to map career progression from street to charity fundraising department

    This week, Flow Caritas is launching an important research project. It’s something I believe will dramatically improve the way street…

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  • 03 Mar 14
    F2F Fundraising

    Are you in it for the love or for the money?

    When it comes to getting a new job, what matters the most to you? Is it job security, getting a…

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  • 13 Feb 14
    News

    Using social media as a part of your job search

    Using social media as a part of your job search 2014 isn’t just a landmark year for Flow Caritas. Earlier…

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  • 29 Jan 14
    F2F Fundraising

    Be a Fantastic Fundraiser in 2014!

    How to be great at what you do Whether you’re in it for a few weeks to earn some cash…

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  • 20 Jan 14
    News

    Celebrating 10 years of success!

      Ten years and counting – 2014 is a massive year for Flow Caritas as we celebrate our 10th anniversary…

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2013

  • 30 Dec 13
    News

    Flow’s 2013 Roundup

    Rory’s 2013 Roundup We’ve had a fantastic year here at Flow Caritas, placing amazing candidates and helping set up in-house fundraising…

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  • 09 Dec 13
    News

    Christmas is coming…

    Flow, Ho, ho!   The Christmas season is upon us and if you’re like us you’ve been singing along to…

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  • 26 Nov 13
    News

    Flow Caritas have been shortlisted for the IoF Partners in Fundraising Awards

    Flow Caritas are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Institute of Fundraising, Partners in Fundraising Awards…

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  • 18 Nov 13
    News

    Winter is coming!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas latest Newsletter So winter is well and truly on its way and with the forecast predicting…

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  • 05 Nov 13
    News

    Remember, Remember the 5th of November

    We started last week in chaos with torrential rain, trains being re-routed and tree branches in places they really shouldn’t…

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  • 31 Oct 13
    News

    The future of Olympic Cycling

    On Tuesday 22nd October, the team at Flow Caritas headed down to the iconic Herne Hill velodrome to watch the…

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  • 21 Oct 13
    News

    All Hallows Eve

      Welcome to the Flow Caritas Newsletter The countdown to Halloween has begun, the pumpkin displays are appearing in the…

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  • 08 Oct 13
    News

    It’s time to Google yourself

    Welcome to the Flow Caritas newsletter      A month of changes…   October brings a change in seasons. With…

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  • 23 Sep 13
    News

    The Future of Fundraising

        Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter     Fundraising innovation    We saw the summer well and truly…

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  • 09 Sep 13
    News

    Autumn days are here again…

    Welcome to the latest Flow Caritas newsletter So it looks like we’ve seen the last of the sunshine for another…

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  • 28 Aug 13
    News

    You Don’t need a Carnival to Beat the Autumn Blues

    We hope everyone had a great bank holiday weekend. Whatever you did, whether it was avoiding the crowds and taking…

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  • 12 Aug 13
    News

    Going for Gold

      Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter Going for Gold If you’ve been watching the athletics this weekend you’ll have…

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  • 30 Jul 13
    News

    Summer in the City

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter               Here’s to a sporting summer                       So summer is finally here and we’ve heard some…

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  • 17 Jul 13
    News

    Goodbyes and great new opportunities!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter! Goodbyes and great new opportunities It is with a heavy heart that we will…

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  • 02 Jul 13
    News

    Serving up some Ace new jobs

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter!      Famous Fundraising at Flow Caritas        If someone mentions the…

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  • 20 Jun 13
    News

    Too Much “Communication” Not Enough Talking

    I long ago stopped listing to an ipod on the tube. When I realised I was probably doing myself permanent…

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  • 19 Jun 13
    F2F Fundraising | News | Social media

    Winter is coming!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas latest Newsletter So winter is well and truly on its way and with the forecast predicting…

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  • 19 Jun 13
    F2F Fundraising

    The summer of fundraising

    Welcome to the summer of fundraising The summer is finally here and we’re looking forward to a summer of fundraising…

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  • 18 Jun 13
    News

    Famous Fundraising

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter! Famous Fundraising at Flow Caritas   We took to the streets of London this month,…

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  • 04 Jun 13
    News

    The Secret Recipe to Success

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter! Sometimes the old ways really are the best – Rory, Director   I’ve just…

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  • 20 May 13
    News

    Dragon’s Den, Interview Tips and More!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter! 8 practical ways to shine in an interview: 1.       Be likeable – its really…

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  • 07 May 13
    News

    If Only Every Weekend Was a Bank Holiday Sun-day!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter! Bank Holiday Blues – Amina, Recruitment Consultant We hope you had a lovely bank holiday…

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  • 24 Apr 13
    News

    Marathon Job Hunt!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter! London Marathon – be an interview winner Tsegaye Kebede stormed through to win the…

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  • 09 Apr 13
    News

    Spring has Sprung Happy Flow-ers!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter! Some interesting insights into job hunting How often is it that you apply to…

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  • 18 Mar 13
    F2F Fundraising | News

    Our new research aims to bring street fundraisers into the mainstream of the fundraising profession

    Today, Flow Caritas is launching an important research project. It’s something I believe will dramatically improve the way street fundraisers…

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  • 11 Feb 13
    News

    Pancakes and Love Hearts!

    Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter!  If you’re anything like us, in the month of February, your mind will automatically…

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  • 25 Jan 13
    News

    Flow Caritas Shortlisted for the Partners in Fundraising IOF Awards 2013

    It was great to be shortlisted for this very prestigious award.  Recognition of the contribution that businesses can make to…

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  • 14 Jan 13
    News

    New Year, New Job!

    New Year’s Resolutions Happy New Year from the team at Flow Caritas! If you are anything like us, you will…

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2012

  • 03 Dec 12
    News

    Fundraising and Festivities from Flow

    Flow, Flow, Flow, Merry Christmas! Well, not quite yet. However, there is no denying that the festive season is upon…

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  • 27 Nov 12
    F2F Fundraising

    Red Cross fundraisers given defibrillator machines

    The British Red Cross is to give its street fundraisers first aid training and equip them with defibrillators after its…

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  • 14 Nov 12
    News

    Once upon a time in a land called Flow Caritas

    Join us… Welcome to Flow Caritas Latest Newsletter Once upon a time in a land called Cumbria…The Institute of Fundraising…

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  • 26 Oct 12
    F2F Fundraising

    Complaints about ‘chuggers’ often due to ‘guilt transference’, Lord Hodgson tells MPs

    (source PFRA website) 23/10/12 Many people object to ‘chuggers’ because they feel guilty about having to say no to charities,…

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  • 26 Oct 12
    News

    FREE: 10 years of fundraising experience!

    By Reinier Spruit On April 6, 2011 At 2:00 pm This month exactly 10 years ago, I started my first…

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  • 23 Oct 12
    F2F Fundraising

    What is the future of fundraising?

    Peter Lewis, of the Institute of Fundraising, makes the case for fundraisers to carry on self-regulating. Photograph: Andy Hall I’ve…

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  • 19 Oct 12
    F2F Fundraising

    Street fundraising plays a vital role in getting charities the funds they need.

    Street fundraising plays a vital role in getting charities the funds they need Claudia Cahalane interviews Sally de la Bedoyere,…

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  • 12 Oct 12
    F2F Fundraising

    Splendid September

    . Splendid September What went down in the Flow world of face to face fundraising this September? Fundraisers, you really…

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  • 11 Oct 12
    F2F Fundraising

    We need face to face fundraisers!

    Di Flatt | 28 May 2012 This week I was reading a thread of comments on LinkedIn about street fundraising.…

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  • 09 Oct 12
    F2F Fundraising

    Time to wake up to F2F!

    By David Cravinho On October 8, 2012 At 2:00 pm   Today, all over the world, thousands of ordinary people…

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  • 26 Sep 12
    News

    Job Vacancies have a shelf life of 15 weeks

    Brits say if a job vacancy hasn’t been filled within 72 days, there’s something wrong with it Brits say if…

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  • 04 Sep 12
    News

    Think face-to-face: think mobile

    It really does make sense when you think about it. Using mobile as the key device to keep in touch…

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  • 13 Jul 12
    F2F Fundraising | News

    Face to Face Fundraising is over 100 years old!

    Many people seem to think that large-scale face to face fundraising was first developed by Greenpeace in the 1990s, but…

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  • 13 Jul 12
    F2F Fundraising | News

    F2F Fundraising: A Case for the Defence

    I found myself skirting around an oncoming street fundraiser myself this morning on Camden High Street as I hurried towards…

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  • 22 Jun 12
    F2F Fundraising | News

    Are your face to face donors in “the nook”?

    Street fundraising is the ultimate elevator pitch. Di Flatt explains how a great introduction to your organisation is the vital…

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  • 03 Apr 12
    Fundraising | News

    Fundraising Almost Always Involves Change

    In 30 years of fundraising, I have never come across any organization that has fully embraced all the types of…

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  • 22 Feb 12
    F2F Fundraising | News

    Reader Beware: Contains Dangerous Ideas on How to Motivate F2F Fundraisers!

    Greenpeace International Executive Director with some motivated street fundraisers It will come as no surprise that the highest achieving face-to-face…

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2011

  • 20 Dec 11
    Fundraising | News

    Trust Fundraising: the Cinderella of the Fundraising World?

    It’s the same old story, being played out every day in charitable organisations across the length and breadth of the…

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  • 28 Jun 11
    F2F Fundraising

    In Defence Of “Chuggers”

    “Hi, I’m Mark and I’m a ‘chugger’!” (pause for gasps) It does seem funny to me that when I tell…

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  • 23 Jun 11
    News

    Forty per cent of small charities ‘have difficulty filling vacancies’

    Salaries are an issue and the job type they most struggle with is fundraisers, says poll by the Foundation for…

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  • 23 Jun 11
    News

    Fall in attrition rate for face-to-face fundraising

    Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s annual survey finds cancellations for street and door-to-door sign-ups are down to pre-recession levels. The cancellation…

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  • 09 May 11
    F2F Fundraising | News

    “Thank You, Street Fundraisers” by Ken Burnett

    I stopped a fundraiser in the street the other day. He was hurrying by on some seemingly urgent business of his…

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