Is It Time To Digitise Your Data?

We look at how organisations who are yet to manage their data digitally can effectively consider whether their current data processes could be improved. We know it can feel like an overwhelming decision to make and so we’ve put together some of the practical guidance that’s out there. impact The power of story is never …

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Home-Start HOST achieve flexible reporting with Lamplight

Two years ago, a need for a single database system that could meet Home-Start HOST’s comprehensive data management and reporting needs led them to Lamplight. Home-Start HOST is a local charity of trained volunteers and dedicated, experienced staff who work across Tameside & Glossop, Oldham, Stockport and Bolton. They promote the welfare of families with …

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newly discovered software flaw doesn’t affect Lamplight

You may be reading reports in the news of a new software vulnerability nicknamed ‘Log4Shell’. It affects a software component, Log4j2 that manages logging for Java applications. Lamplight isn’t written in Java and so does not use this application directly; and the version on our servers (used by some server management tools) is not affected …

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System Update – Printing Diaries

We’ve added a new personal setting to allow you to customise the information shown when you print a diary from the home page or a profile. Your print version can now show more or less info, depending on what you need. In personal settings scroll down to ‘Template to use when printing diary items’ Here …

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Meet Our New Team Members

We’re delighted to introduce seven new members of the Lamplight team who join us to support you, and more vital charities like you, as you reach those who need you most. We always have and always will take great inspiration from the impact you have on society by making people’s lives better and campaigning for …

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Lamplight puts Fair Tax at the heart of ethical credentials

Lamplight has today secured its first Fair Tax Mark certification, and joins the growing movement of responsible businesses who are proud to ‘say what they pay with pride’. Used by more than 600 charities, Lamplight is an online database system that allows organisations to effectively record work, measure impact and report to trustees and funders. A …

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