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Supportive Partners…

Supportive Partners…

I have had several conversations over the last few months with a number of charities and social enterprises who are interested in how to access consultancy support through some of the key referral partners. This month’s blog is designed to give the key elements of the...

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The F Word – June 2020

The F Word – June 2020

Every month, we create a newsletter called The F Word - a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news...

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Multi hat wearing mums…

Multi hat wearing mums…

For many working mums, I am sure this news article about the work imbalance between men & women will be no surprise. Many of us are wearing multiple hats at the moment juggling work and childcare, the routine of the school run followed by a 9 to 5 day has gone....

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The F Word – May 2020

The F Word – May 2020

Every month, we create a newsletter called The F Word - a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news...

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Saluting Our Unsung Heroes!

Saluting Our Unsung Heroes!

Like so many around our nation I now have Thursday evening at 8pm etched in my diary as a regular fixture, a time to come together as neighbours, villages, towns and cities for the ‘NHS Clap’ as it originated.  What started as a simple round of applause has had folk...

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The F Word – April 2020

The F Word – April 2020

Every month, we create a newsletter called The F Word - a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news...

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New person on the block

New person on the block

Welcome to our April blog and I am delighted to be welcoming our newest member to the MMC team, Liz Tozer.  If Liz looks like a familiar face it may be that you have met her as part of her community development role for the Monks Yard Trust. For those who don’t know...

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The F Word – March 2020

The F Word – March 2020

Every month, we create a newsletter called The F Word - a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news...

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We are part of your team

We are part of your team

As a massive Liverpool Fan, 2019/2020 is the season of my life: we are breaking records every week we are annihilating the competition we are ahead of our nearest competitor by over 20 points we are on course to win out first title for 30 years we are the current...

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The F Word – Feb 2020

The F Word – Feb 2020

Every month, we create a newsletter called The F Word - a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news...

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Tech and Funding

Tech and Funding

I have a confession to make, are you ready? I am a bit of a geek. There, I said it! It has taken me a while to admit this, probably due to growing up alongside my big brother. He was the original IT nerd who started writing computer games on his ZX Spectrum from his...

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The F Word – Jan 2020

The F Word – Jan 2020

Every month, we create a newsletter called The F Word - a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news...

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Priorities for charities – post-election

Priorities for charities – post-election

So 2020 has arrived! A new year with a majority government equals new challenges and opportunities. Over the Christmas period, I have been thinking about what may lie ahead for the charity sector. What direction will the Government take in prioritising health and...

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Important Announcement From Directors

Important Announcement From Directors

We are delighted to share the news with you all that Miles Phillips Consulting is changing… Since we joined forces in 2017, we have been working hard responding to the needs of all our clients. The result has been the developing of two clear elements of delivery...

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November Spotlight

November Spotlight

In the second week of every month, we provide a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news may bring in...

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Did I tell you that my dog is in therapy? 

Did I tell you that my dog is in therapy? 

I have to confess that my lovely Welsh Spaniel, Belle, is in therapy.  OK, those savvy dog owners amongst you will know that it is never really the dog that needs therapy - it is often the owners who need it. So yes, I admit, I am the one in 'therapy' with the pet...

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October Spotlight

October Spotlight

In the second week of every month, we provide a short, snappy newsletter straight to your inbox. We know this will be one of many that will be fighting for your attention, so we will share our content in bullet point headings, labelled to show if the news may bring in...

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Why should a Charity have a robust Business Plan?

Why should a Charity have a robust Business Plan?

Business Plans are not about profit, they are about creating a path for success. Although a commercial business and a charity or social enterprise do not necessarily have the same end goal, they should all adopt a strategic approach to planning for their survival and...

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New Code of Fundraising

New Code of Fundraising

The new Code of Fundraising Practice sets the standards that apply to fundraising carried out by all charitable institutions and third party fundraisers in the UK. It replaces the previous code, rulebooks and legal appendices. The Fundraising Regulator's Code of...

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Mission, Vision or Goals?

Mission, Vision or Goals?

Mission, vision, goal?  You decide, but then stick to it. Most planning models include magic words like goals, strategies, objectives, mission, vision. Most successful plans have these elements as they capture the overall purpose; they are the headings under which a...

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