Society Diary: A minister spurned, a castle and a hard place and charity naming rights
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Society Diary: A minister spurned, a castle and a hard place and charity naming rights 1

29 Apr 2016

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Society Diary: A minister spurned, a castle and a hard place and charity naming rights

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The business of fundraising

Fundraising is a realm all-too-oft avoided in a charity's boardroom, and left to buoy itself. But Sir David Varney intends to use his extensive business experience to help encourage corporate donations at the Stroke Association, where he is chairman designate.

European Disaster Volunteers charity

Andy Chaggar puts objections to some of Lord Hodgson's recommendations in the Charities Act Review into context, with his own charity as an example.

So, who makes up the Institute and PFRA boards?

Following claims and counter claims of conflicts of interest at the PFRA and Institute of Fundraising boards, Celina Ribeiro takes a closer look at the trustees of these two fundraising organisations.

The only way is ethics

David Philpott and his fellow Big Society Cooperative members consider the best way forward for the initiative and its subscribers.

There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.

» If trustees are to blame for the fundraising crisis, how do we improve how they work?

Lord Hodgson

Small charities have been the losers in the Hodgson review of the Charities Act, says Pauline Broomhead. From making it easier for large charities to pay for trustees to raising the limit for charities having to register with the Charity Commission.

Happy Birthday Big Society (I think)

Two years in, Kirsty Weakley is still trying to figure out what Big Society is.

Hodgson's proposals on payment of trustees are ill thought through

Gareth Jones argues that Hodgson's reasoning for payment of trustees at large charities is flawed and calls for a better compromise.

The Hodgson Review (in a nutshell)

With 158 pages of analysis and recommendations, we thought we could all do with an easy-to-read overview of the Charities Act Review. So Niki May Young created this tasty little infographic outlining the key figures on Lord Hodgson's report.

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