18 Sep 2014
The Charity Commission has frozen the bank accounts of Families Against Neuroblastoma and appointed two interim managers to take control of its assets while it investigates concerns over the charity’s governance.
The Big Lottery Fund has denied an accusation by Navca chief Kevin Curley that the promised capital funding stream for community buildings will merely be part of the £100m Reaching Communities fund.
The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association has called for meetings with Norwich City Council officials after reports that face-to-face fundraisers are causing concern among local businesses and shoppers.
The Sick Kids Friends Foundation has confirmed the possibility of redundancies as it reviews its failed New Pyjamas campaign.
Colin Lloyd, chair of the Fundraising Standards Board, is to seek a meeting with Pell & Bales, a call centre popular with UK charities, following allegations in a Sunday tabloid about its telephone fundraising methods.
Great news, I have a terrible fondness for Sir Terry, he really has his heart in the right place, they fund some great stuff, their evaluation reporting really has become cutting edge.
Universities may have to raise tuition fees in order to maintain teaching standards, according to research released last week.
Ongoing uncertainty over telephone fundraising best practice and restrictions has prompted the Fundraising Standards Board and Institute of Fundraising to arrange a telephone fundraising symposium.
There will be no move on gift aid before the general election, a government minister told sector leaders in a meeting early this week.