Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones

Freelance journalist

Gareth Jones is a freelance journalist and communications consultant specialising in the charity sector. Having previously spent over seven years as a reporter and senior reporter for Charity Finance magazine and civilsociety.co.uk, he has developed expertise in a broad range of areas, including public policy, IT, investment, fundraising, taxation, insurance and social media.

He holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from King’s College London, and has volunteered in both the social policy team at Citizens Advice and at the Social Market Foundation think tank.

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School increases gift aid income by 50 per cent after CRM healthcheck

Gareth Jones hears how the North London Collegiate School increased its gift aid revenue by 50 per cent, and how educational bodies are not making the most of their fundraising potential.

Managing volunteers

Gareth Jones finds out what charities need to do to comply with the section of the Fundraising Standards Board’s contract that deals with volunteer fundraisers.

How soon is now for Africa?

How Africa Now won the international aid and development category at the 2007 Charity Awards.

Software satisfaction

Databases play a critical role within fundraising, helping to make supporter care quicker, easier and more effective. But is the sector happy with the software on offer? Gareth Jones presents the results from the inaugural PF survey.

But can this spreadsheet wave a magic wand and cure the resource issues that result in charity staff working overly long hours and not taking their full holiday entitlement? If so, where do I sign?

» Charity uses software to ensure staff don’t work too hard

Search, Watch, Play, Fundraise

Charities aren't limited to their own websites when it comes to fundraising. As the internet continues to develop numerous websites are springing up that offer their own potential as income generation tools. Gareth Jones explores this relatively uncharted route to donor.

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UK Civil Society Almanac 2014 under the microscope

4 Apr 2014

Charity Finance deputy editor David Ainsworth looks underneath the figures in this year's UK Civil Society...

Going global on financial reporting?

4 Apr 2014

A new study has investigated the appetite for a global charity reporting standard, report Louise Crawford...

Bob Humphreys: 'We need to have an open dialogue wih the public'

3 Apr 2014

Bob Humphreys of Oxfam tells David Ainsworth that charities must do more to explain administration costs....

Tony Hawkhead: 'They have worked my socks off and yet I am feeling more excited than when I started'

7 Apr 2014

Only a charity would ask its chief executive to sleep out on the streets for a night, in his first week...

Making sure trustees are engaged with the charity's stakeholders

19 Mar 2014

Paul Snell, chief executive at the charity Walsingham, discusses the importance of trustees being involved...

Government contracts and pension liabilities

14 Mar 2014

Jean Boyle advises on defined benefit pension liabilities.

Charity CRM Software Survey 2014: Trends and ratings in CRM market

10 Mar 2014

It all sounds so easy but actively engaging with charity stakeholders in a multi-channel world is an increasingly...

IT new business wins: Seeing the wood for the trees

3 Mar 2014

Kirsty Weakley looks at the Woodland Trust's new software, as well as the rest of the month's IT new business...

How to use agile in fundraising

10 Feb 2014

Agile development is all the rage in a number of sectors, but how does this way of working translate to...