26 Nov 2014
RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector 1
Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.
Marie Curie has today announced that it is merging its marketing, fundraising, communications, and policy and public affairs departments to create a new directorate.
Failings in charity governance often occur because boards become over-reliant on the chief executive or a single trustee, the ICAEW’s latest review project has found.
Lucy de Groot tells how, after skirting with insolvency, CSV has been fundamentally restructured to create a more certain future.
Action for Children is planning to boost its investment in fundraising in a bid to offset the vagaries of public sector contract funding.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
A company secretary can act as a ‘consigliere’, helping charities deliver their strategy, says Emilia Radkiewicz.
Cancer charity Clic Sargent has just completed a business improvement programme, cutting £1m from its cost base. Lorraine Clifton outlines how it was done.