Vibeka Mair

Vibeka Mair

Vibeka was a reporter and then news editor for Civil Society Media from 2008 to 2014.


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Who regulates the charity sector?

The Charity Commission often urges the public to check its website before supporting a charity. But do the public even know who the Charity Commission is and how charity regulation works? Civil Society Media asked 10,000 people.

Mass micro-action could be the future for charities

Micro-actions are gathering pace. Vibeka Mair looks at recent examples and explores the key to their success. 

Lord Hodgson

Yesterday, the government published its response to the Hodgson review of the Charities Act and the Public Administration Select Committee's post-legislative scrutiny report.  Read on for Vibeka Mair's two-minute summary of key changes.

National Bullying Helpline row highlights dangers of celebrities

This year, the anti-bullying sector has inadvertently shone a spotlight on the issue of celebrity patrons.

I'm sorry that some MPs feel that being contacted by their constituents about issues, which those individuals obviously consider to be important, is a distraction from their work. But that's kind of what WE pay them (handsomely) for.

» Tory MP: charities emailing MPs about campaigns disrupts their work

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Banking blog: Would an ethical bank help finance my community project?

5 Oct 2015

Carolyn Sims, head of banking at Charity Bank, offers tips for community groups looking to borrow from...

'There's a world of tech opportunities for the charity sector'

5 Oct 2015

After 16 years, our longest-standing columnist is calling it a day. John Tate reflects on the pros and...

A new era for the digital age... and Charity Finance magazine

5 Oct 2015

This month marks the beginning of a new era, at both Charity Finance and in the wider world. Ian Allsop...

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