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How to get your charity in the news

7 Jul 2014 | David Ainsworth

So you want media coverage for your organisation? David Ainsworth shares his step-by-step guide to
help you get your story in the news pages.

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How to get your charity in the news

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A shameful saga

The real shame of the Big Society Network saga is the hundreds of genuine, effective charities that missed out on funding, says Tania Mason.

Putting retail at the heart of the Children’s Society

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. 

Look before you leap when it comes to cloud technology

If you are going to invest in cloud technology, John Tate has some words of advice – take time first to research it thoroughly.

'Politicians need to stop bullying charities'

Following recent criticism of charities' campaigning activity by of politicians Andrew Hind argues that charities should be independent, but not neutral.

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?

The Big Society Network saga needs further digging

Richard Caulfield was suspicious about the independence of Big Society Network way back in 2010.


Growth Plan saga nears its end

New clarity in the provisions of Growth Plan 3 means that charities in the scheme need to make sure they understand their position and the associated risks and costs, says David Davison.

James Taylor

The new £40m Sustainability Fund ought to allocate some money to expert intermediaries so they can help frontline charities to secure their future, says Amanda Tincknell.

The burden of suspicion has fallen disproportionately upon Muslim charities

The growing focus on terrorism is unfairly raising suspicion about Muslim charities, warns Abdurahman Sharif. 

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