Britain's biggest charities: key features

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1 November 2018
Social Policy, Employment, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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In 2015/16, there were only 45 super-major charities in the UK. Yet they accounted for a significant proportion of the sector’s overall income and have been growing in number in recent years.

This research briefing, aims to:

  • Examine who these super-major charities are, what they do and their finances, comparing them to other charities.
  • Look more closely at the super-major charities that have experienced the largest increases in income since 2009/10.

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