Snapshots of the sector: Brexit

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Yeowell, Nathan; Wyld, Grace; Collinge, Tom
New Philanthropy Capital
Date of publication
31 January 2019
Social Policy, Employment, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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In 2016 most charities didn't think Brexit would affect them. The fieldwork for this research took place in the immediate aftermath of the UK's vote to leave the European Union.

Only 36% of respondents thought it would adversely impact upon the cohesion of the communities they worked in. 63% said that Brexit would have no effect, positive or negative, on demand for services.

Two years later, charities are still uncertain and feel powerless.

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