Cancer Research UK

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Low sign-ups force cancellation and merger of some Race for Life events

Cancer Research UK reduced the number of Race for Life runs this year, merging and cancelling events in some localities, as a result of below expectation sign-ups.

Charities have further to go on equal opportunities for women

While charities appear to be steamrollering ahead of the private sector on women in the boardroom, all is not as favourable as it seems. Andrew Hind comments on where the sector is failing.

Runners at a Cancer Research Race for Life event

Cancer Research UK has grown its income despite the wider economic climate, reporting a 3 per cent increase to put its total  at £514.95m.

Onwards and upwards: Charity 100 Index constituent review 2011

The annual review of the Charity 100 Index has lightly reshuffled the pack, reports Diane Sim.

Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.

» Definition of charity for tax purposes 'attacks charities, not tax avoiders'

Rising pressure - 25 years of charities and companies

Most of the top 50 charities in 1985 are still amongst the UK’s biggest charities, yet few of the 50 largest companies 25 years ago exist in the same form today. Tania Mason investigates why, and identifies growing pressure for the sector to change. 

Hannah, Terrey, head of policy, CAF

Calls for lifetime legacies to be introduced in the UK have been amplified  today, as a consortium of organisations ranging from Oxford University to professional advisers issued a plea for the government to introduce the mechanism as soon as possible.

V&A Museum

Fundraisers from traditional charities need to re-think their approach to  major donor fundraising, and the wealthy in general, if they are to attract the kinds of major gifts that the arts and higher education enjoy, says Adrian Beney

Maintaining runners' motivation to make the most of your event

The London Marathon and other running events regularly raise millions of pounds for charities. Six experts share their tips for keeping runners motivated in their training and their fundraising.

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