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.
The most unusual item donated to charity shops in the past year was a one-foot-high meerkat called Alexander, made out of bubblewrap and sellotape.
Fundraisers are confident that they are treating their donors well, but only one in four believe they are getting the maximum lifetime value out of their givers, according to research previewed today.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
US fundraiser and author Dan Pallotta is working to set up a global leadership movement to implement the ideas contained in his book Uncharitable, which challenge the perversity of the rules that govern the non-profit sector around the world.
Charities must be prepared to be open not just about costs, but about what they have achieved, argues Tris Lumley.
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