18 Sep 2014
Over 145 individual charities have benefited from donations made as a result of the ice bucket challenge, while American charity the ALS Association has tried to trademark the term.
Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.
The Charity Commission is investigating the Aid and Peace Trust over concerns about the management of the charity and risks to charitable funds.
With one survey out last week indicating that more than half of the people taking part in the #icebucketchallenge did not go on to donate, Kirsty Weakley asks whether it's time for charities to cool their enthusiasm for the craze?
There is a gap between public perception and the reality of how charities operate, says Joe Saxton. Public trust in charities will be unsustainable if no action is taken.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
Sector leaders agree that there is widespread public misunderstanding of what charities do. But, finds David Ainsworth, they don’t agree on whether or not it matters.
Tesco has announced that it will donate the profits made from an increase in sales of ice to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which has now received over £3m through donations from the ice bucket challenge.
Cancer Research UK launched its summer 2014 TV advert last week, focusing on the fact that one in two people now survive cancer.
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