29 Oct 2013
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact has called on the Department for International Development to review the way it selects and evaluates the civil society organisations it gives unrestricted funding to, in a report which made several criticisms of its £120m programme.
When action and inaction have equally negative effects, which do you consider to be worse? George Matafonov explains the concept of omission bias, and presents his theory on how to tackle it to boost donations.
Christian Aid's latest TV ad offers a glimpse of the paradigm-shift in donor marketing over the past decade.
This is really worrying. Why do the Charity Commission give priority to late delivery of annual accounts, when there are issues of greater concern. It's like money laundering and the production of the necessary documents. Those perpetrating frauds always make sure to get their paper work right and delivered on time.
The National Lottery turned over just shy of £7bn last financial year, another record year for the operator Camelot.
Recent regulatory changes have made it easier than ever for UK charities to collect donations via mobile. Oisin Lunny runs through some of the latest regulations and points to consider when considering launching mobile donations.
The government has rejected the Legal Services Board’s recommendation that will-writing should be regulated - an announcement which has been branded "extremely disappointing" by Remember a Charity.
While management in the charity sector has changed significantly in the past few decades, a reluctance to invest in governance has led to a stagnation of board structure and a lack of diversity, according to Dame Mary Marsh’s review of skills and leadership in the social sector.