Charities react to energy bills crisis

Members of the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which is co-ordinated by Campaign Collective, have reacted to the news of “sky-rocketing” energy bills and a “woeful” response by the UK Government. Described as a catastrophic rise, the New Statesman quoted the Coalition’s immediate response: This is actually the lives of our kids and the health and …

Charities unite in call for funding to tackle fuel poverty crisis

The End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which is co-ordinated by Campaign Collective, has joined almost 30 charities and mission-led organisations to urge the government to respond to the ongoing gas crisis with measures to create a green, fair and affordable energy future for all – rather than entrenching our reliance on expensive and polluting fossil gas. …

MPs have called for urgent changes to sickle cell care after inquiry found “serious failings”

An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) inquiry report into avoidable deaths and failures of care for sickle cell patients was published at the end of 2021 and led to cross-party MPs calling for major changes into care for sickle cell patients. The groundbreaking inquiry, led by Rt Hon Pat McFadden MP, Chair of the APPG on …

Collective bolsters team with two new Members

Campaign Collective, the social enterprise communications firm that was recently named Better Society Consultancy of the Year, continues its growth with the addition of two new senior professionals. Beth Andlaw joins the Collective from her previous role as Head of Third Sector at The PHA Group. A former director at Grayling, Andlaw brings expertise in issues-based …

Communicating Causes book launched

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s prediction that the 21st Century would be the “era of the NGO” is an appropriate starting point for Communicating Causes – an all encompassing new book on the state of campaigning in the charity sector. Dr. Nicky Garsten and Prof. Ian Bruce’s compilation of essays on how public relations …

Freedom To Campaign Guide attracts 400 downloads in the first week

The Freedom To Campaign Guide to what campaigners CAN do under the UK’s Lobbying Act has attracted close to 400 downloads since it was launched a week ago. The Guide, written in response to the Government’s rejection of reforming the law and the retrospective nature of the Lobbying Act, has met with a positive response …