13 Nov 2014
Age UK spent £1.81m on 120 redundancies in 2014, on top of £1.17m last year, as part of a review of the structure of the organisation, according to its latest annual accounts.
Bullying UK has attacked fellow anti-abuse charity Beatbullying and schools minister Ed Balls for a week of "public relations disasters" which it says has damaged the anti-bullying sector.
The suggestion that £74bn could be pumped into charities via remainder trusts and a new type of trust, as proposed by a paper last week, is not supported by either evidence or demand, says Joe Saxton.
I was shocked that for a large part of Wednesday, when many charities appeals were under way, the Disaster Emergency Committee’s website stated it was “assessing the situation” in Haiti.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
The charity sector is in a “phoney war” in terms of the true impact of the recession, according to a report from the Charity Commission on how trusts and foundations are responding to the economic downturn.
A breast cancer charity being launched this week intends to employ a pyramid fundraising model and social networking in an effort to raise £1m in its first year of existence.
The Institute of Fundraising is planning to replicate its ‘snitch on bad DM’ campaign in the arena of challenge events, by encouraging local residents to report fundraisers’ bad behaviour to the Fundraising Standards Board.