Articles and information for charities during the Covid-19 crises.


Investing through the pandemic. Some things will stay the same, but a lot will change.


Coronavirus and markets – our latest views. Investors continue to seek to understand the likely long-term consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, resulting in uncertainty and volatility across all asset classes. Below, we set out our thinking on recent developments and our investment approach.

Coronavirus: what you need to know

Quilter Cheviot has created a page of useful resources, including investment webinars, weekly podcasts and articles for charities. Read more

What Coronavirus means to Charities

There’s no denying that the coronavirus pandemic will have thrown many charity’s operational and financial plans into disarray, and possibly on a number of fronts simultaneously

UK Real Estate Impact of Covid-19 - April 2020

Coronavirus: Short-term impacts will vary by sector

A pause that upends: How the coronavirus disrupts the present and alters the future

t has been just a few months since the coronavirus emerged in a wet animal market in Wuhan, China. Since then, it has been detected in almost every country in the world. With the virus overwhelming health systems, policy makers have chosen to pause activity and bring economies to a virtual standstill. We have encountered shocks and pandemics before – but never one that has elicited such a draconian response.

Ruffer Radio

This week we have launched Ruffer Radio, a series of podcasts in which we’ll be exploring the investment universe and sharing our interpretation of what’s going on. In Episode 1, Investment Director Duncan MacInnes discusses COVID-19: how it has changed the investment landscape, the impact on the Ruffer portfolio and what could happen next.

Webinar: Managing investments in unprecedented times

As charities continue to struggle with the widespread financial implications of the Covid-19 crisis, Senior Investment Director Michael Turner addresses the current challenges of navigating Charities and their investment portfolios through the pandemic. In the webinar, Michael is joined by James Brooke Turner from the Nuffield Foundation and Tristan Blythe, editor at Charity Finance Magazine. If you would like to listen to this webinar, you can click here to view on our website

BlackRock Charities & Endowments – COVID-19 Webcast

Hear from a panel of investors in conversation with Robert Hayes, Investment Director for BlackRock’s Charities & Endowments business. The panellists share their views on how their strategies have navigated these volatile markets, the impact to income across the multi asset and equity strategies, what opportunities they are seeing and how they think ESG will be perceived as we come out of this crisis.