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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Sector leaders urge Chancellor to bring forward review of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme

Nine charity sector umbrella organisations have warned the Chancellor that if he does not address the complexity issues surrounding the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme in Wednesday’s Budget, increasing the amount charities can claim may not have any benefit.

Tesco, Diabetes UK and British Heart Foundation announce £30m fundraising target

Tesco, Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation have announced a £30m fundraising target for their joint campaign to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Rob Cope

Around 17 per cent of people aged over 60 say they have included a charitable donation in their wills, according to recent research - more than twice the number of people who have historically left a legacy.


The top fundraising executives at Cancer Research UK and Save the Children have predicted that changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice will cost their charities money in the short term, but said the amendments are still necessary.

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

Bupa UK infographic

The Bupa UK Foundation has announced that up to £1m of grant funding is available to support mid-life mental health-focused projects.

 Kim Lawther, assistive technologist, with a student from Craig y Parc school in Cardiff

Disability charity Scope has announced a £1m partnership with broadband provider Virgin Media to use digital technology in new ways.

Regulators investigate database to help donors remove themselves from mailing lists

Charities should create a national database to help individuals remove themselves from mailing lists, the minister for civil society told the three fundraising regulatory bodies yesterday.

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.

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