Forsyth and Kapoor in India as part of Stop Diarrhoea Credit: CJ Clarke/Save the Children
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Save the Children and RB launch programme to reduce child deaths from diarrhoea

30 Mar 2015 | Alice Sharman

Save the Children and health and hygiene company RB have launched a programme as part of their ongoing partnership to help eradicate child deaths from diarrhoea.

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Commission for the Compact to be scrapped according to <i>the Telegraph</i>

The Commission for the Compact is to be abolished by the government according to reports in The Telegraph today.

Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg confirmed the coalition government’s commitment to giving 0.7 per cent of the gross national income in aid by 2013, at the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit yesterday.

BIG invests in NCVO’s sustainable funding project

The project to boost the sector’s ability to earn and attract sustainable funding has received as boost as the Big Lottery Fund announces a nearly £1m grant to NCVO to carry out the work.

Macmillan Coffee Morning gets an iPhone app

Macmillan has decided to make finding good coffee easier via a new iPhone app designed to promote tomorrow’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

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

Celebrities offer Twitter follows in charity auction

Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria is leading a Twitter fundraising campaign which sees celebrities auction off Twitter favours in aid of charity.

Law firm warns advice for legators is changing

Increased financial pressures in old age has prompted one law firm to begin recommended that clients writing wills should revise down how much they give to charity in legacies.

Charities not informing donors on impact, says new report

Charities are failing to effectively communicate their impact to potential donors, according to a new report from New Philanthropy Capital.

Will-writing services investigated by legal panel

There could be more regulation of will writing services as the Legal Services Consumer Panel launches an investigation into whether non-lawyer-provided services are putting consumers in danger. 

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