Lynda Thomas, chief executive, Macmillan Cancer Support
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Five women in charity who inspire me

6 Mar 2015 | Lynda Thomas

Lynda Thomas, who was announced yesterday as chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, talks about the women in the charity sector she finds inspirational.

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Society Diary: Oxfam launches pee-power toilet, Pickles jars sector and more from #TheDress

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Your gut doesn't know much - use data instead

At an event earlier this week on charities and data, Debra Allcock Tyler described data as often pointless, dangerous and counterproductive. Sue Holloway of Pro Bono Economics puts the case against her comments.

A guide to lobbying: Ten tips for legislative lobbying in the new Parliament

Specialist Parliamentary lawyer Daniel Greenberg advises on ten tools a charity can use to lobby Parliament to change the law.

A guide to lobbying: how to make friends inside government

In the first of three blogs on effective lobbying, former civil servant Michael Clarke advises how to build relationships and influence policy within government.

The very short-term experiences people have when they use our services - a full tummy, a good game of football, getting the giggles - are outcomes too.

» Bring unicorns back to our world: the problem with outcomes

Society Diary: Giant golden clitoris statues, surviving a zombie apocalypse and the sector's star sign

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Leona Roche

Leona Roche warns that proposed changes trustee guidance might have wider implications for the charity sector.  

If trustees don't know their basic duties, whose fault is that?

The Charity Commission is right that many trustees don't know their basic duties, but it needs to do more to tackle the issue, says Leon Ward.

Society Diary: Giant beards, cat speed dating and another review by Lord Hodgson

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

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