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Charities must do more to protect public trust

5 Feb 2016 | Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones looks back at the past few months of charity-battering media coverage.

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Charities must do more to protect public trust

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Overall winner 2015 Lumos, with minister for civil society Rob Wilson and John Low, chief executive of overall Charity Awards partner

Lumos Foundation had never entered an awards competition before this year.  So its staff were astounded to win the overall award at the Charity Awards, says CEO Georgette Mulheir.


Now is the time to sort out the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

Andrew O'Brien, head of policy and public affairs at the Charity Finance Group, says the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme has been underutilised.

The new charity register will mislead the public if it is not changed

Gareth Jones argues that changes need to be made to the Commission’s new charity register to protect public trust.

Brian Shorten

Brian Shorten argues that a new approach to security training is needed if charities are to stay safe.

It is grotesque to hear that an executive of an anti-poverty charity demands to be paid fives times the UK median wage.

» The CEO's pay must be set by trustees

John Major, who delivered NCVO's annual Hinton lecture

Ian Allsop attempts to recall recent events, only to encounter mixed results.

Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones looks at the funding of the charity sector and some of the reasons why its future could be perilous.

Carolyn Sims

Carolyn Sims, director of banking at Charity Bank, offers six steps to an exemplary financial plan for those looking to grow and ensure sustainability.

Dan Corry

A raid on the Big Lottery Fund money would be hated by every single MP, says Dan Corry, chief executive of NPC.

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