Market Research RSS Feedshttp://www.djsresearch.co.ukMarket Research RSS FeedsSat, 16 Oct 2021 06:46:33 BST Eight in 10 charities believe they have a responsibility to consider climate change, finds poll Eight in 10 charities believe they have a responsibility to consider climate change: A survey of charities has found that 82% believe that it is their duty to think about climate change specifically. This figure has increased by 18% over the course of two years, suggesting it is becoming more of an important issue for charitable organisations. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Eight-in-10-charities-believe-they-have-a-responsibility-to-consider-climate-change-finds-poll-04961 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Eight-in-10-charities-believe-they-have-a-responsibility-to-consider-climate-change-finds-poll-04961 Just two in five charity offices plan to reopen after the final lockdown restrictions are lifted, reveals survey Just two in five charity offices planned to reopen after the final lockdown: A survey of charity leaders undertaken before Covid restrictions were lifted in the UK after its third lockdown has revealed that just 39% planned to fully reopen after restrictions were eased, with nearly a third (30%) saying they won't reopen their offices at all. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Just-two-in-five-charity-offices-plan-to-reopen-after-the-final-lockdown-restrictions-are-lifted-reveals-survey-04904 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Just-two-in-five-charity-offices-plan-to-reopen-after-the-final-lockdown-restrictions-are-lifted-reveals-survey-04904 More than half charity leaders believe employees are under 'increased pressure' due to pandemic More than half charity leaders believe employees are under 'increased pressure' due to pandemic: A survey of charity leaders in the UK has revealed that 58% believe that the pandemic has meant increased pressures at work for their staff, with employees having to work longer hours and at more flexible times. More than a fifth cited 'meeting demand for services' (22%) as one of their organisation's challenges due to Covid-19 (22%), with other challenges listed as 'a reduction in funding' (20%) and 'difficulties in fundraising' (15%). http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-charity-leaders-believe-employees-are-under-increased-pressure-due-to-pandemic-04918 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-charity-leaders-believe-employees-are-under-increased-pressure-due-to-pandemic-04918 Seven out of 10 charities rate the Charity Commission’s service as ‘good’, finds report Seven out of 10 charities rate the Charity Commission's service as 'good': An annual government survey looking at the experiences and views of people who use the Charity Commission has found that 69% rated the organisation's service as 'good' -- up 5% since the last survey. Broken down further, the proportion of respondents saying the service is 'very good' was 29%, while 40% rated it 'good'. In comparison, 7% rated the Charity Commission's service as 'poor' -- down 3% since 2019-20. The survey found that larger charities polled were less likely to rate the Commission highly. Amongst charities with an income of £0 - £10,000, 73% rated the services as 'good', compared with 66% of those with an income of £100,000 to £500,000 and 57% with a turnover of between £1m and £5m per year. The survey polled 1,386 charities for the research and found in addition that the rating of services had improved amongst all customers since last year, with Volunteers the group who had the highest proportion rating the service as 'good'. This was followed by 'Trustee Board or Committee Members (74%), Chairs (73%), Professional Advisors (73%) and Treasurers (72%). Making contact with the Charity Commission The research found that the most popular way charities come into contact with the Commission was through its website (78% - down from 84% in 2019/20), followed by using its register (50% down from 57%), and sending emails (43% down from 51%). Around one in six (17%) had called the contact centre, while 10% said they had written letters. Of all the channels used to make contact with the Charity Commission, the register performed the best according to respondents (85% rated the channel as 'good'), followed by the website (78%), email (72%), direct contact (70%), contact centre (66%) and letter or post (40%). When asked how easy it is to find information on the website 84% said it was easy, while 17% found the process difficult. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-charities-rate-the-Charity-Commissions-service-as-good-finds-report-04914 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Seven-out-of-10-charities-rate-the-Charity-Commissions-service-as-good-finds-report-04914 60% of charities now have digital strategy, up from 49% last year, reveals survey 60% of charities now have digital strategy, up from 49% last year: A survey of UK charities has found that 60% have now put in place a digital strategy, up from 49% in last year's polling. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/60percent-of-charities-now-have-digital-strategy-up-from-49percent-last-year-reveals-survey-04897 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/60percent-of-charities-now-have-digital-strategy-up-from-49percent-last-year-reveals-survey-04897 43% of charities say mental health and wellbeing will be a challenge in 2021, reveals survey 43% of charities say mental health and wellbeing will be a challenge in 2021: A survey of SME businesses has found that 43% of charities polled believe a key challenge for 2021 will be mental health and wellbeing following the year-long pandemic. This was also a concern for other sectors including education (45%) and energy and utilities (36%). http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/43percent-of-charities-say-mental-health-and-wellbeing-will-be-a-challenge-in-2021-reveals-survey-04801 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/43percent-of-charities-say-mental-health-and-wellbeing-will-be-a-challenge-in-2021-reveals-survey-04801 Nearly one in five Scottish charities no longer operational due to Covid-19, finds survey Nearly one in five Scottish charities no longer operational due to Covid-19: A survey looking at the impact that Covid-19 has had on Scottish charities has found that nearly one in five (18%) are no longer in operation as a result of the pandemic. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-one-in-five-Scottish-charities-no-longer-operational-due-to-Covid-19-finds-survey-04835 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Nearly-one-in-five-Scottish-charities-no-longer-operational-due-to-Covid-19-finds-survey-04835 Property issues are barrier to delivering objectives for 45% of charities, according to poll Property issues are barrier to delivering objectives for 45% of charities: A survey looking at the impact of property management on charities has found that 45% believe issues relating to property are a barrier to delivering their objectives. This has increased significantly over the last four years, from 30% in 2018 and 17% prior to that in 2016. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Property-issues-are-barrier-to-delivering-objectives-for-45percent-of-charities-according-to-poll-04809 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Property-issues-are-barrier-to-delivering-objectives-for-45percent-of-charities-according-to-poll-04809 63% of UK charities are expecting donations to be lower than usual this Christmas due to Covid-19, reveals survey 63% of UK charities are expecting donations to be lower than usual this Christmas due to Covid-19: A survey of charities by The Big Give has found that nearly two-thirds are expecting to receive fewer donations this festive period due to the impact of Covid-19. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/63percent-of-UK-charities-are-expecting-donations-to-be-lower-than-usual-this-Christmas-due-to-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04759 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/63percent-of-UK-charities-are-expecting-donations-to-be-lower-than-usual-this-Christmas-due-to-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04759 Two-fifths of charities and community groups report worsening financial situation, reveals survey Two-fifths of charities and community groups report worsening financial situation: A survey of charities and voluntary sector organisations has revealed insight into how Covid-19 has impacted the sector, with 39% reporting a deteriorating financial situation. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-fifths-of-charities-and-community-groups-report-worsening-financial-situation-reveals-survey-04752 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-fifths-of-charities-and-community-groups-report-worsening-financial-situation-reveals-survey-04752 Almost half charities have significantly reduced activity, due to financial challenges brought about by Covid-19, reveals survey Almost half charities have significantly reduced activity, due to financial challenges brought about by Covid-19: A survey of charities has found that 48% have significantly reduced their activity in response to the financial challenges brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-half-charities-have-significantly-reduced-activity-due-to-financial-challenges-brought-about-by-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04727 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Almost-half-charities-have-significantly-reduced-activity-due-to-financial-challenges-brought-about-by-Covid-19-reveals-survey-04727 CAF survey reveals the greatest fears of charities over coming weeks, with managing social distancing on top CAF survey reveals the greatest fears of charities over coming weeks, with managing social distancing on top: A survey by CAF looking at how charities are faring three months into lockdown has revealed insight into their fears for the 8-weeks ahead. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/CAF-survey-reveals-the-greatest-fears-of-charities-over-coming-weeks-with-managing-social-distancing-on-top-04644 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/CAF-survey-reveals-the-greatest-fears-of-charities-over-coming-weeks-with-managing-social-distancing-on-top-04644 Two-thirds of charities have changed the way they communicate with supporters during COVID-19 lockdown, reveals survey Two-thirds of charities have changed the way they communicate with supporters during COVID-19 lockdown: A survey of 87 charities across the UK has found that 67% have changed the way they stay in touch with supporters as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-thirds-of-charities-have-changed-the-way-they-communicate-with-supporters-during-COVID-19-lockdown-reveals-survey-04665 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Two-thirds-of-charities-have-changed-the-way-they-communicate-with-supporters-during-COVID-19-lockdown-reveals-survey-04665 68% of BAME charity staff have seen, heard or experienced racism, reveals survey 68% of BAME charity staff have seen, heard or experienced racism: A survey of Black, Asian and Minoritised Ethnic (BAME) people working for charities has revealed that over two-thirds have heard about, seen, or experienced racism during their time working in the sector. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/68percent-of-BAME-charity-staff-have-seen-heard-or-experienced-racism-reveals-survey-04656 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/68percent-of-BAME-charity-staff-have-seen-heard-or-experienced-racism-reveals-survey-04656 57% of Brits think charities should continue to fundraise throughout the pandemic, according to poll 57% of Brits think charities should continue to fundraise throughout the pandemic: A survey of the British public has revealed continued support for charities in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. It found that the majority of people think that charities should continue to engage with the public in order to fundraise (57%) and want to see them having an active role in providing support to those who need it. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/57percent-of-Brits-think-charities-should-continue-to-fundraise-throughout-the-pandemic-according-to-poll-04602 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/57percent-of-Brits-think-charities-should-continue-to-fundraise-throughout-the-pandemic-according-to-poll-04602 Voluntary income for charities expected to fall by 48% due to COVID-19, according to IoF survey Voluntary income for charities expected to fall by 48% due to COVID-19: A coronavirus impact survey by the Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has found that voluntary income is expected to fall by almost half, at the same time as demand is expected to soar. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Voluntary-income-for-charities-expected-to-fall-by-48percent-due-to-COVID-19-according-to-IoF-survey-04587 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Voluntary-income-for-charities-expected-to-fall-by-48percent-due-to-COVID-19-according-to-IoF-survey-04587 Survey reveals the charitable causes supported by world's wealthiest families Survey reveals the charitable causes supported by world's wealthiest families: A poll has revealed the charitable causes favoured by philanthropists the world over, with respondents saying they have donated the most to education. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-the-charitable-causes-supported-by-worlds-wealthiest-families-04548 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/Survey-reveals-the-charitable-causes-supported-by-worlds-wealthiest-families-04548 70% of charities seek to connect with younger fundraisers, reveals poll 70% of charities seek to connect with younger fundraisers: A survey of charity leaders has found that seven in ten believe attracting younger fundraisers is important for their organisation, yet a third admitted they have not developed a specific strategy to do so. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/70percent-of-charities-seek-to-connect-with-younger-fundraisers-reveals-poll-04447 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/70percent-of-charities-seek-to-connect-with-younger-fundraisers-reveals-poll-04447 More than half charities affected by fraud over last two years knew perpetrator More than half charities affected by fraud over last two years knew perpetrator: A major study looking at fraud and cybercrime within UK charities has found that more than half of those affected (53%) in the last two years, knew who was responsible. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-charities-affected-by-fraud-over-last-two-years-knew-perpetrator-04475 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/More-than-half-charities-affected-by-fraud-over-last-two-years-knew-perpetrator-04475 One in three charities rely on single source of funding, reveals survey One in three charities rely on single source of funding: A survey of charity leaders has revealed that a third are concerned that their organisation is too reliant on funding from a single source. http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-in-three-charities-rely-on-single-source-of-funding-reveals-survey-04445 http://www.djsresearch.co.uk/blog/article/One-in-three-charities-rely-on-single-source-of-funding-reveals-survey-04445