Putting retail at the heart of the Children’s Society
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Putting retail at the heart of the Children’s Society

16 Jul 2014 | Lynne McMahon

The Children’s Society has changed the culture of its retail
operation and is turning nearly 30 per cent more profit than five years
ago.  Lynne McMahon explains how change was achieved. 

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Season's gratings

A whistle and a hamper full of goodies is all Ian Allsop needs for Christmas.

The GuideStar saga trundles on

For a service that was intended to promote transparency, the ongoing GuideStar saga is depressingly confusing and opaque, says Tania Mason.

Slow progress - the toils of upgrading technology

Upgrading a laptop proves to be a lengthy unrewarding chore, says John Tate.

Dick Turpin

Gordon Hunter worries that the Lottery's new £200m Big Local Trust will reduce even further the grants available to the grassroots

Whatever the motivation behind the idea that charities be required to publish their expenditure on campaigning and political work in their annual returns, I don't think we should reject it too quickly. While such a requirement should not become burdensome for charities, any move towards greater transparency and accountability, in our sector as in others, is a positive one.

» Public benefit test - to be, or not to be?

Dinner service

Ian Allsop provides an overview of the CFDG annual dinner and assesses that diners enjoy what's on their plates despite talk of lavish cuts.

The domino effect

The haste of the quango cuts has David Davison worried about the impact on organisations big and small as he warns that  pension schemes could provide the final straw to break your organisation's back.

Big Brother or Big Society?

Gordon Hunter wonders, whatever happened to charity now that it has been engulfed by the state?

Freeing up provision of social care

Doug Forbes ponders the future of adult social care delivery in a GP commissioning environment and suggests emulating the Royal Air Force model.

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