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 recession has prompted fraudsters to find ever more ingenious methods of lining their pockets. Jill Reid, WRVS' head of audit and risk management, offers some tips on how to prevent, identify and address fraudulent activity within your charity.
Half of UK charities say their income has not changed in the past year, while a further 30 per cent have experienced a drop of less than 10 per cent , according a new survey by accountants Baker Tilly.
Hardly a week goes by without some charity or other ‘rebranding’ or ‘refreshing its identity’ or some such. Why is this? Is it just primal instinct?
Lindsay Boswell has left the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy, frustrated by a lack of funding for fundraising-related research, and will set up his own thinktank within the Institute of Fundraising.
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.
Remember A Charity has launched a new campaign targeting professional will providers just as a law firm warns solicitors against providing free wills for charity.
The Information Commissioner’s Office is to come under pressure to clarify rules on telephone fundraising following a summit in late November.
Brilliant session at the AFP Toronto Congress last week by Professor Adrian Sargeant who has done tons of testing around social psychology in fundraising.