7 Jul 2015
Plans to limit the number of communications from charities to donors won't work, says Richard Hill, founder of Media Watch. But the sector must work harder to plan its interactions better.
The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint that Plan UK’s “anti-child marriage” TV advert misled audiences and has said it will take no further action.
Fundraising think tank Rogare has today called upon the minister for civil society to create a fourth, independent fundraising body based on the Committee of Advertising Practice, to “devise and own” the Code of Fundraising Practice.
Fundraising charities with incomes over £1m would have to join the FRSB, according to amendments proposed and later withdrawn at the committee stage of the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill yesterday.
The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."
Isn't it the role of trustees to be the guardian of values, asks Rodney Buse, chair of the commission which established the Fundraising Standards Board.
Last week the government announced a £20m pot of funding for charities. This sounds like good news, says David Ainsworth, so why are so many in the sector unhappy about the new Local Sustainability Fund?
Friends of the Earth has written to registered supporters to ask if they were happy with the way the charity communicated, and says it has received "hundreds of positive responses".
A fundraising company accused of sacking an employee who refused an abortion said it will appeal an unfair dismissal ruling on the grounds that it “did not receive the tribunal papers” and was “unaware” of the case.
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