Mike Wade, director of fundraising and communications, NDCS
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Get involved or risk bad charity policies, fundraisers told

30 Jan 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Fundraisers need to be more involved in policy-making or risk the government “losing the plot” when it comes to issues that affect the sector, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s policy advisory board said yesterday.

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Minogue, Miller and Schiffer bare all for charity

A trio of celebrities has been photographed scantily clad to help raise £1m for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Kylie Minogue, Sienna Miller and Claudia Schiffer de-robed for photographer Mario Testino to launch the 2010 Fashion Targets Breast Cancer campaign.

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It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

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Leadership Trust designs course for Clore fellows

The Leadership Trust has created a tailored leadership training course for the Clore Social Leadership Programme’s personalised development programme.

National Parks urged to report bad Three Peaks challenge practice

The Institute of Fundraising and Fundraising Standards Board will encourage National Parks to report any rogue fundraising activity on the Three Peaks Challenge, following the release of a revised code on challenge events.

Scotland's voluntary sector sees biggest income rise in five years

Scotland’s voluntary sector has seen a 4.3 per cent rise in income, the biggest in five years, according to data from the Scottish government.

Corporate fundraising website launched for London businesses

A corporate fundraising website has launched which links London businesses who pledge to donate at least one per cent of their annual profits with a charity.

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