7 Jul 2015
Grayling: government will act to stop ‘gross exploitation’ of elderly people following Olive Cooke case 1
The government will "bring forward measures to address issues in the charity sector" following the death of poppy seller Olive Cooke, leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling has said.
Channel 4 current affairs programme Dispatches is considering another investigation into fundraising, following allegations in the national press that 92-year-old Olive Cooke was "hounded to death" by charities.
The Fundraising Standards Board has published the terms of reference for an investigation into both the case of Olive Cooke and wider fundraising practices, and promised an interim report in early June.
A British Heart Foundation campaign to fund new research into heart defects has raised £25m over the last four years, the charity announced today.
Some 20 per cent of charities do not accept donations via their own websites, and 38 per cent are not able to receive text donations, according to a report from Barclays.
A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.
Charities with retail operations are now invited to respond to the 24th annual Charity Shops Survey, the most comprehensive study into the state of the shops sector.
The Disasters Emergency Committee’s Nepal Earthquake Appeal has raised £65m since it opened for donations just over three weeks ago.
The Fundraising Standards Board will investigate how charities share lists of donors and whether opt-out clauses should be clearer, its chief executive Alistair McLean said yesterday.
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