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Reaching clients and supporters efficiently and evidencing the impact of support services is key, at a time when funding is tight in the third sector.

Online data, technology and digital transformation can revolutionise how charity services are delivered, expanding geographical coverage as well as driving efficiencies in client reach and support. Yet over half of UK charities do not have basic digital skills or believe having a website will help increase funding.

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Local and very good for you!

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