ASA rejects complaint against Plan UK’s ‘anti-child marriage’ TV advert
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ASA rejects complaint against Plan UK’s ‘anti-child marriage’ TV advert

1 Jul 2015 | Hugh Radojev

The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint that Plan UK’s “anti-child marriage” TV advert misled audiences and has said it will take no further action.

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Tesco corporate partnerships

Charities may be failing to value the contributions offered by their corporate partners as the Corporate Partnerships Survey 2010 finds that volunteering and gifts-in-kind are part of around half of corporate partnerships but most fundraisers are not calculating non-financial gifts.

Heritage Lottery Fund changes match fund criteria in face of economic difficulty

The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced a raft of changes to its match funding grant scheme in the second wave of reforms of its grant processes designed to help heritage charities survive the economic challenges present and ahead.

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Minister for civil society Nick Hurd

The BIG Fund will distribute the grants from the new £100m Transition Fund that aims to help small and medium-sized charities in England weather the looming public spending cuts.

Cheques

The campaign to stop the abolition of cheques took a new form this week as a Liberal Democrat MP put a bill to Parliament suggesting an overhaul of the way the decision is being made.

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Arts Council England plans to introduce an online application system for grants as it attempts to overhaul its operations in the face of a funding cut of nearly 30 per cent.

King's College launches £500m fundraising campaign

King's College London has launched an international fundraising campaign with a global and humanitarian focus to raise £500m by 2015 for its research programme.

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