Understanding Charities Group launches to improve public trust in the sector

Understanding Charities Group launches to improve public trust in the sector

25 Nov 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

A cross-sector alliance of charities has formally launched the Understanding Charities Group, aimed at improving public trust and confidence in charities.


Understanding Charities Group launches to improve public trust in the sector

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JustGiving launches free guide to raising money using social media

JustGiving and social media consultancy Social Misfits Media have launched a guide to how charities and social enterprises can use social media to reach more people and raise more money.

Marie Curie drops the words 'Cancer Care' from name

Marie Curie has dropped the words ‘Cancer Care’ from its name in the lead-up to a rebrand of the care charity.

European fundraising associations to lobby MEPs over EU data protection proposals

The Institute of Fundraising has met with fundraising associations across Europe to discuss how to lobby against proposed EU data protection legislation that could damage fundraising.

Bernard Hogan-Howe. Credit: Policy Exchange

One of Britain’s most senior police officers warned yesterday that charity donation boxes could be used to fund terrorist groups. 

It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Film of the week: Imagine the world's largest sing-along by Unicef

Unicef is calling on people to record their own version of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ to be used in multi-lingual version of the song, and Katy Perry, Hugh Jackman and Priyanka Chopra are among those that have appeared in a video to inspire people to take part.

Band Aid 30 raised £1m in first day

Band Aid 30 became the fastest-selling single of 2014 when it was released yesterday, with 206,000 people downloading it, according to the Official Charts Company.

Society lotteries deregulation could lead to less trust in charities, says NCVO

Deregulation of society lotteries could impact public trust and confidence in charities, NCVO has told the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.

UK is joint-seventh overall in World Giving Index of 135 nations

The UK and Ireland are the fourth most generous nations in terms of giving money to charity, the latest World Giving Index suggests.

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