Charity shops 'more popular than eBay', according to survey

Charity shops 'more popular than eBay', according to survey

27 Feb 2015 | Hugh Radojev

A survey conducted by nfpSynergy has found that Britons prefer to shop at charity shops rather than using online marketplaces like eBay or Gumtree.


Charity shops 'more popular than eBay', according to survey

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Civil society rallies behind refugee charity at risk of closure

Charities working in the refugee and asylum sector have warned the government that unless it stumps up the legal aid fees it owes to Refugee and Migrant Justice, the advocacy charity will have to close its doors, leaving 10,000 vulnerable people without a lawyer.

Shaw Trust settles on new executive management shape

Shaw Trust chief executive Sally Burton has finalised the executive management structure that she hopes will see her vision for a more enterprising organisation through to fruition.

Scope seeks loans with donations in venture philanthropy pilot

Scope has begun its first foray into leveraged fundraising with a scheme which will ask high net worth individuals for loans as well as donations.

£19m cuts for Arts Council England

Organisations funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport must cut at least 3 per cent from their budget by March 2011, the new coalition government has demanded.

Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.

» Daniel Phelan: Publisher, editor, social entrepreneur, intellectual

Greater service delivery role promised but cuts start to bite

The Queen’s speech yesterday reinforced the new government’s commitment to give civil society an enhanced role in the running of public services.

Commissioning is harmful to sector, says NCIA

Strategic commissioning is damaging to the voluntary sector, having the effect of obstructing opportunism, lateral thinking, alternative approaches, and the ability to work holistically to meet community needs, according to research from the National Coalition for Independent Action (NCIA).

Two new Fellowships launched by Clore Social Leadership

The Clore Social Leadership Programme is launching two new specialist Fellowships, one in finance and one in innovation in public service delivery.

Unity Trust lending up by two-thirds

Unity Trust Bank has increased its lending over the past year by 68 per cent, taking its total loans portfolio to a record £197m, according to its latest results.

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