Daily Mail launches personal attacks on fundraising directors

Daily Mail launches personal attacks on fundraising directors 9

8 Jul 2015 | Alice Sharman

Fundraising directors at Oxfam, the NSPCC, Macmillan and the British Red Cross have been the subjects of personal attacks in the Daily Mail’s latest article on charities and their practices.


Daily Mail launches personal attacks on fundraising directors

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Media mogul leaves £175m legacy to forest charity

Heart of England Forest, a forest restoration charity in Warwickshire founded by publishing mogul Felix Dennis, has confirmed that Dennis left the organisation at least £175m in his will.

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Save the Children is set to ban cold calling following the death of Olive Cooke in May.

Richard Taylor tops Fundraising Magazine’s Most Influential poll

Richard Taylor has been voted the most influential person in fundraising, with Mark Astarita falling to second place in Fundraising Magazine's annual poll.

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.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Reform fundraising rules or Parliament will act, Grayling warns charities

Charities must amend their fundraising practices or face government legislation, the leader of the House of Commons, Chris Grayling suggested yesterday.

Saudi prince promises $32bn donation to charity

A Saudi prince has pledged to give his entire $32bn (£20bn) fortune to charity over the next few years.

HMRC calls for evidence on gift aid donor benefits rules

HM Revenue & Customs has today announced that it is seeking evidence from charities in a bid to simplify gift aid donor benefit rules by the end of the year.


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