Friends of the Earth writes to every supporter after Olive Cooke affair

Friends of the Earth writes to every supporter after Olive Cooke affair 1

29 Jun 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Friends of the Earth has written to registered supporters to ask if they were happy with the way the charity communicated, and says it has received "hundreds of positive responses".


Friends of the Earth writes to every supporter after Olive Cooke affair

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Cold calling penalties increased

New telecoms regulations could see charities which use automatic dialling technology fined up to £2m. 

BIG outlines plans for new online application system

The Big Lottery Fund is inviting tenders for a multi-million-pound funding management system that will enable it to significantly increase the volume of applications that it receives and processes online.

i-volunteer launches micro-volunteering drive

i-volunteer has launched a micro-volunteering campaign, which will highlight how someone can volunteer with a PC or mobile phone in around half an hour.

Institute appoints Amanda McLean as CEO

Amanda McLean has been appointed to take over from Lindsay Boswell as chief executive of the Institute of Fundraising.

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

CFDG calls for reform of tax policies in response to government review

The Charity Finance Directors' Group has called on the government to review tax policies which often burden the charity sector, such as tax avoidance and tax relief, in its response to a government consultation on tax policy.

Volunteering provides return on investment, says Volunteering England

Each £1 spent on volunteering returns £4-£8 or more in direct economic value, according to Volunteering England’s submission to the government ahead of the comprehensive spending review.

The News of the World story exposing legitimate collectors as thiefs

The Institute of Fundraising has defended charity clothes collections following a News of the World story which accused a commercial collections company hired by two charities of stealing donation bags left for other charities.

Big Lottery Fund set to move to Cabinet Office, according to leaked BBC document

Responsibility for the Big Lottery Fund will move from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and be placed under the Cabinet Office, according to a leaked government document on the BBC News website.

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