Research

Building the Givey app (Step 1: The Givey API)

Updating the Givey API We knew that, if the app were to be a success, then it would increase the load on the servers since a lot of the logic in the app uses the Givey API. The API at the time (V3) was just a simple REST api with relational data bundled in to…

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Planning the Givey iOS and Android App

Planning the Givey app At Givey, we are always on the lookout for new technologies and tools that can help us to improve our platform. When we had the idea for a mobile app, I knew just the right tech to use. React Native We decided to go with React native as a way to…

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CSR & Givey for Business

Corporate Social Responsibility has been reduced to a buzzword amongst employees, as a staggering number of working Brits are unaware of what their employer is doing to hit their CSR targets. Read the full article on smallbusiness.co.uk Our research reveals a nation of ethically conscious employees who are keen to do more to support worthy…

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The Nation’s Overlooked Small Charities

Britain is unquestionably a giving nation, with £10 billion worth of charitable donations made in the UK each year. However, the vast majority of these donations go to large charities with over £5 million of annual income – despite accounting for just over 1% of all charities across the country, these large charities consume 72%…

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Corporate Social Responsibility: UK Workforce in the Dark

             The season of goodwill has officially started! This week we dug deep for #GivingTuesday and today we’re all donning our Santa hats and sparkly sweaters in the office for Christmas Jumper Day. But aside from all the St. Nick-themed knitwear and kitsch cardigans, how else do our employers fare for…

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