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Textiles in European Cities

As the influential voice of charity retail, we are often invited to national events which touch upon the work of the sector. The most recent example came on Tuesday 4 December, when I travelled to the South Staffordshire Business Hub …

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Blog: Protecting staff & volunteers

Protecting charity shop workers – and volunteers – is an issue of great importance to the Charity Retail Association.  Earlier this year, my team conducted our new research on the prevalence of a variety of types of crime in the …

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Guest blog from Gone for Good

Gone for Good goes from strength to strength Added functionality – available now! From January we will be marketing “Easy Drop Off” (EDO) as an added feature of the Gone for Good app – read more here. This signposts donors …

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Blog: Successful Scottish meeting

Last week, our Scottish Officer Rachel Blair and I visited Roseanna Cunningham MSP in her odd-shaped office in the Scottish Parliament. As Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform in the Scottish Government she has a key role …

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