13 Sep 2016
The Fundraising Standards Board has found that the RSPCA and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home breached a number of codes whilst employing face-to-face fundraisers from the now defunct Fundraising Initiatives Ltd agency, according to an recent adjudication report.
The Public Fundraising Association has delayed the deadline for the completion of its proposed merger with the Institute of Fundraising to 31 August - a full month after the original deadline.
Premier Contact, the last of the Fundraising Initiatives Group agencies that was still operating, has passed an extraordinary resolution to wind up and appointed a voluntary liquidator, according to Companies House.
26 Jul 2016
Macmillan Cancer Support has come top of the mid-year rankings for YouGov’s charity brand index, which measures public perception of individual organisations, but charities across the board have seen their score drop.
A date for the PFRA’s Extraordinary General Meeting at which members will vote on the organisation’s proposed merger with the IoF will be confirmed tomorrow, according to a spokeswoman.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
The Directory of Social change has called for the Fundraising Regulator to seek a “statutory grant to fund its operations” as part of its submission to the new regulator’s discussion on its levy and registration proposals.
Neet Feet Ltd, the face-to-face fundraising agency accused of unethical practices in a recent article in The Sun, has been put into liquidation with the loss of over 100 jobs, a spokesman for its directors said today.
Cancer Research’s Race for Life raised £52.8m last year making it the highest-earning mass participation event for the third year running, a survey revealed.
Representatives of small and medium charities have said that the proposed levy disproportionately affects smaller organisations and have called the proposals “unfair”.