29 Sep 2016
HM Revenue & Customs has published a list of the most common tax mistakes made by charities, as part of the work of its Charities Outreach Team.
The Fundraising Regulator is looking into a complaint about Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘Brave the Shave’ fundraising campaign, a spokesman said today.
Barnardo’s has announced a ten-year strategy which will aim to grow income by a third and change its relationship with commissioners, in order to cope with a predicted 25 per cent increase in beneficiaries.
A social media campaign is urging people to donate their first plastic £5 note to charity, after the new version entered circulation at the end of last week.
The chief executive of the Fundraising Regulator has confirmed that it has received over 150 complaints from members of the public since it officially launched in July.
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."
Kirsty Weakley takes a closer look at a campaign that has been hitting the headlines.
Over 37,000 wills in England, Scotland and Wales featured included a legacy donation in 2015, making it the highest number of charitable estates ever recorded, according to Smee & Ford’s latest data.
The chief executive of Walking with the Wounded has told The Times that some military charities “sensationalise” the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on returned veterans in order to raise more money from the public.
Charities should only phone public when they have specific consent, NCVO working group report says 2
27 Sep 2016
Charities should only call people who have specifically given their permission to be contacted by them, the NCVO working group on opt-in fundraising has recommended.