ASA bans Health Lottery advert for encouraging gambling behaviour
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ASA bans Health Lottery advert for encouraging gambling behaviour

26 Nov 2014 | Alice Sharman

The Advertising Standards Agency has ruled that an advert from the Health Lottery promoting an online direct debit offer cannot be shown as it is irresponsible and encourages gambling.

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NCVO invites members to share details of funding cuts online

NCVO is calling on civil society organisations to let it know how public spending cuts are affecting them, by inviting them to complete a rolling and publicly accessible survey on its website.

Virgin Money Giving raises £8.2m in London Marathon

Virgin Money Giving raised just over £8m for the Virgin London Marathon this year, less than half what major rival JustGiving raised via the race.

Transparency manifesto to be put to ImpACT members

ImpACT Coalition members will be asked to approve a draft manifesto on transparency next week ahead of the formalisation of the document later in the summer.

NPC floats Charities Data Act idea

Charities should be made to share data about the effectiveness of their services via a Charities Data Act, according to New Philanthropy Capital.

I hope this is an example that other medical charities will follow as it is very difficult to explain to the public why there are so many charities for certain causes.

» Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer announce merger

Push for small charities at London Marathon meeting

Organisers of the London Marathon will be pressed to address some of the problems faced by small charities in accessing and profiting from event at a meeting they have agreed to hold with the Foundation for Social Improvement.

Scope seeks loans with donations in venture philanthropy pilot

Scope has begun its first foray into leveraged fundraising with a scheme which will ask high net worth individuals for loans as well as donations.

Giving more expendable than gym membership, survey finds

The urge to stay fit would appear to be stronger than the impulse to give to charity, according to a year-long survey.

University fundraising tops £500m

UK universities secured over £511m in philanthropic gifts in 2008-09, up from £430m in 2007-08, according to this year’s Ross-CASE survey on higher education philanthropic income.

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