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

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

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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Engage Fundraising

A fundraising company accused of sacking an employee who refused an abortion said it will appeal an unfair dismissal ruling on the grounds that it “did not receive the tribunal papers” and was “unaware” of the case.

Karl Wilding

NCVO has today announced that it will work together with Acevo, the Institute of Fundraising and Charity Finance Group to produce new guidance for fundraising management.

Observing rule on ‘No Cold Calling’ signs could cost sector £4.3m according to the PFRA

The Institute of Fundraising’s new rule ensuring that fundraisers no longer ignore ‘No Cold Calling’ signs could cost the sector up to £4.3m in donations each year, according to research from the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association.

Fundraising bodies 'need to do more' to avoid statutory regulation, minister says

Fundraising bodies “still need to do more” to convince the government and the public that self-regulation works, minister for civil society Rob Wilson told Civil Society News yesterday.

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

£35m raised for good causes in 12 months since CAF direct debit rollout

Almost £35m has been raised by charities using a direct debit processing platform that was rolled out by the Charities Aid Foundation last year.

Institute of Fundraising introduces lay members to Standards Committee

The Institute of Fundraising has today announced that it will revise the composition of its Standards Committee so that “the voices” of donors and the public will be heard alongside fundraisers.

Stuart Etherington

Fundraisers are “overfishing the waters” and five key changes are needed for self-regulation to maintain public trust and confidence, the chief executive of NCVO has said.


A significant number of people are prevented from volunteering for charity simply because they offer and “no one calls them back”, according to a survey released today by digital social action charity Do-it Trust.

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