Healthcare And Medical Research Karen Dale, Ali Acaster, Martin Edwards, Annabel Karmel MBE, Andrew Hind
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‘Winning a Charity Award makes good things happen’

21 Jan 2016 | Martin Edwards

When Julia’s House hospice won the Healthcare and Medical Research category at the Charity Awards 2012, it kicked off a chain of events that chief executive Martin Edwards could never have imagined.


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 PayPal pays Oxfam running costs: A double-edged sword?

PayPal’s plan to supplement donations to Oxfam to ensure that 100 per cent of donors’ money goes to core activity and not overhead costs could fortify, not break down, donor hesitations, says Celina Ribeiro.

Beth Yorath is spending a year in Romania through Vodafone World of Difference

When you spend your days and nights on location, how do you distinguish between work and play? From the frontline in Romania, Beth Yorath ponders whether you even need to...

Frontline: Haiti's bureaucratic blockade to regeneration

One year on from the Haiti earthquake the rate of regeneration is slow, but Andrew Chaggar writes from the frontline that the building blocks can only be built by a stable government.

Frontline: Peeling back the layers

Romania is changing, and changing fast. But not necessarily  for the better, says Beth Yorath who reports from the frontline.

The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.

» It's time to cut telephone fundraisers some slack

Who will fill Lindsay Boswell's shoes?

Tania Mason wonders what kind of leader the Institute of Fundraising needs next.

Newsnight chugger-bashing programme exposed nothing more than public ignorance

Tania Mason is frustrated by the ignorance shown in last night’s BBC investigation that “exposed” the fact that charities sometimes hire private companies to supply them with services.

Institute, stay true to your guns on Right to Ask

Fundraisers are 'right to ask', and the Institute of Fundraising needs to take this message to the public, says Adrian Beney.

Pratting about - the National Bullying Helpline scandal

The breach of confidentiality at the National Bullying Helpline undermines the organisation's ability to fulfill its charitable purpose. The charity does not exist to play party politics.

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