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22 Jun 2021
In this podcast episode Tereza Litsa and her three guests Hannah Lattimer, Beth Kanter and Jake Edwards discuss what wellbeing looks like in the age of social media...
18 Jun 2021
In our biggest seminar to date - The role of comms in building an anti-racist brand we looked at how we can be active allies and build anti-racism into who we are and our work. Here are our top takeaways…
15 Jun 2021
In honour of #SmallCharityWeek the CharityComms team wanted to celebrate those who are small but mighty and give a shout out to some of the small charities we love...
11 Jun 2021
When you’re caught in that perfect storm, making sure funding bids are successful is more important – and pressured – than ever. Every application needs to grab attention...
8 Jun 2021
By making communications accessible, you can avoid discrimination and reach the widest possible audience. So how can you communicate effectively with everyone?...
4 Jun 2021
A look at the new opportunities, trends and platforms charities should be strategically embracing in 2021 and beyond, as well as how they can overcome new challenges and build back better...
1 Jun 2021
In April 2021, akt launched The LGBTQ+ Youth Homelessness Report. The report was quite a feat to deliver for a relatively small communications team. Here is what they learnt...
28 May 2021
Many newer, or lesser-known social media platforms won more users during the lockdowns. They’ve all generated buzz, but which will work for your charity?
25 May 2021
There are different tools out there to help you tell your charity’s story. Find out how GOSH Children’s Charity used storytelling platform Shorthand to amplify their digital storytelling...
21 May 2021
Currently work is being done to build a picture of the tech issues which are top of mind for charities as part of this year’s Charity Digital Skills Report. Here are some initial tips for how to keep up with the big tech disruption...
18 May 2021
Clubhouse, the audio only social media platform is where people can have live conversations grouped around topics. Kirsty Marrins looks at how Clubhouse works and what the opportunities for charities are...
14 May 2021
Check out the main results from our yearly membership survey to see what many of you view as your main membership benefits, and how you feel that we can improve on what we’re offering...
13 May 2021
Even after you’ve launched and are delivering your strategy, you need to make sure you set aside time to evaluate and refine what you’re doing to ensure it continues to meet the needs of your colleagues...
11 May 2021
In the latest episode of our podcast series our very own Lally Wentworth invited her three guests, Susie Wright, Deanne Palmer, and Anil Ranchod to share their thoughts about the power of talking and the tools they and their colleagues have put in place to ensure they build wellbeing into their mindsets...
7 May 2021
Given how tough and wearing the last few months have been for many teams, it may be tempting to give your team away day a swerve this year. But with the right approach and planning, some time together could help provide the re-set, re-focus and energy your team needs – even if like so much else this year, it’s likely to be online...