Richard Hawkes: 'It’s absolutely right that we pay fundraisers, but we have to get the practice right'

Richard Hawkes: 'It’s absolutely right that we pay fundraisers, but we have to get the practice right'

11 Nov 2015

Richard Hawkes caused quite a stir when he left Scope in May after five and a half years. A few months later and he is back in the saddle in a newly-created role of chief executive at the British Asian Trust.


Richard Hawkes: 'It’s absolutely right that we pay fundraisers, but we have to get the practice right'

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Alana Tubasei, Sense: 'What we are looking for is a major step-change'

Despite having a global income of £82m, Sense UK and Sense International is continuing to set aspirational targets, says Alana Tubasei.

Meet the Funder: Youth Music Foundation

Established by New Labour in 1999, Youth Music aims to make music education available to young people across England, explains programme director Carol Reid.

Camila Batmanghelidjh: I never wanted to run Kids Company

After a year of controversy, Kids Company announced that its founder, Camila Batmanghelidjh, would step down from the role of chief executive. She tells David Ainsworth that her charity has been unfairly criticised.

Rob Wilson: 'We can’t afford to have the goodwill of the public haemorrhaging away'

The minister for civil society tells David Ainsworth the government will legislate to regulate fundraising if the charity sector fails to act strongly enough to reform 'industrial scale' cold calling practices.

Jen Dougan, director of fundraising, Breast Cancer Now: 'Fundraisers should respond to scrutiny with strength and grace'

Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer recently united under a single brand: Breast Cancer Now. Jen Dougan, director of fundraising talks about the triumphs and the challenges of merging two entities for the good of the cause.

Moira Sinclair: The Paul Hamlyn Foundation needs to stay relevant

Today the Paul Hamlyn Foundation unveiled its new strategy. Its chief executive, Moira Sinclair, tells Kirsty Weakley what it hopes to achieve and what it expects from potential grantees.

Barbara Frost won the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement

Barbara Frost, chief executive of WaterAid for the last ten years, was honoured with the first-ever eponymously named Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement, at The Charity Awards 2015.  She spoke to Tania Mason about her career.

 Colin Lloyd, FRSB: 'The advent of social media means that a badly handled complaint can easily escalate'

After more than nine years of service, Colin Lloyd is stepping down as chair of the Fundraising Standards Board. He speaks to Fundraising Magazine about the reasons for increases in the number of complaints and the work still to do to raise public awareness.

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