R Fundraising closes with the loss of almost 100 jobs
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28 Jul 2015 | David Ainsworth

Telephone agency R Fundraising will close with the loss of 99 jobs, it was announced today - making it the second fundraising agency to close in a week.

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NCVO to publish fundraising self-regulation review questions today

The Etherington Review of fundraising self-regulation has today published a list of questions for charities which wish to respond, and has set a date of 14 August to receive replies.

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The National Garden Scheme has raised a total of £15m for Macmillan Cancer Support over 30 years, becoming the largest single donor in the charity’s history.

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City Bridge Trust announces £15m of new grant funding for London charities

The City Bridge Trust, a London-based charitable foundation, has announced it will increase its grant-giving from around £15m a year to around £20m a year for each of the next three years.

Giving bankers sweets makes them donate more, Nudge Unit research finds

Giving investment bankers sweets and sending them a personalised email from the chief executive more than triples the chances of them donating a day’s salary to charity, according to a report published yesterday.

GoGen fundraising agency ceases to trade with 485 jobs lost

Telephone fundraising agency GoGen has announced plans to stop trading and close all four of its offices, with the loss of 485 jobs.

Parliamentary inquiry opened into charity fundraising

The Public Administration Select Committee has announced the key areas of its inquiry into fundraising practices and has called on charities to submit written evidence.

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