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  • Why corporate responsibility in the charity supply chain matters

    Our co-founder and director, Patrick Nash, who last year received an Institute of Directors award for Leadership in Corporate Responsibility, originally wrote this blog for the NCVO. More and more businesses are waking up to the importance of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Why? Because, today’s conscious consumers want to know that the brands they buy from […]

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  • Counselling helpline launched to support members of the drinks industry

    Welsh helpline provider Connect Assist has teamed up with charity The Benevolent to launch a helpline for members of the UK drinks industry. The service, provided from Connect Assist’s base in Nantgarw, allows members of the UK drinks industry facing difficult circumstances to find tailored help. Manned by professional counsellors, the confidential telephone helpline is […]

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  • Connect Assist takes on leading public sector firm in first acquisition

    Welsh helpline provider Connect Assist has acquired Connection Point Technology, a cloud-based technology firm which serves local authorities across the UK. The acquisition is the first in Connect Assist’s history and will combine the technology resources and public sector clients of both firms. Connection Point Technology was established in 2005 and has a strong reputation as a […]

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  • Connect Assist announces changes to the leadership team

      Over the last decade, Connect Assist has grown from a social business of just 12 employees to a team of 136, all of whom have played an essential part in strengthening our organisation. As of June 2017, we are pleased to announce some changes to the structure of our senior team. Our two founders, […]

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  • Why collaboration needs to be on the radar for the charity sector

    By Ron Moody According to the latest Charity Commission figures, there are currently more than 183,000 charities operating in England and Wales, collectively spending almost £60 billion a year on good causes. A growing number of people, including senior figures within the third sector, are starting to feel the market is becoming crowded. Wherever you […]

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  • Connect Assist offers free consultancy to deserving charity

    To celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we are offering five days of expert consultancy to a deserving charity in partnership with the NCVO.   The service, which is worth over £5,000, will provide the deserving charity with a tailor-made programme to support their chosen project.   It will include an exploration and assessment stage, allowing the […]

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