10 May 2016
Tania Mason is group editor at Civil Society Media.
She has been a journalist for 20-odd years and has specialised in the charity sector since 2003. Her experience has included stints on Third Sector, Marketing and PrintWeek magazines as well as agency work involving court reporting and occasional doorstepping of celebs for the tabloids. She started her career with five years on a daily newspaper in New Zealand before moving to London in 1993.
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Each charity should have a plan to protect its reputation and keep itself off the front page of the national newspapers, a communications expert told Trustee Exchange last week.
20 Apr 2016
If your organisation does not have a culture in which people can speak truth to power, no system or process of governance or compliance will work, the former banker who blew the whistle on HBOS told an audience of charities yesterday.
Trustees can’t sit in on every fundraising ask. But Tania Mason argues that they must take charge of setting the culture that dictates how they are made.
Mandy Johnson, UK director of partnerships for Change.org and Martin Edwards, chief executive of former Charity Awards winner Julia’s House hospice, are among five new judges appointed to the judging panel for the 2016 Charity Awards.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
19 Nov 2015
Kids Company chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh was the Conservatives’ “Big Society poster girl” and ministers were powerless to prevent her getting public funding, former children’s minister Tim Loughton told MPs today.
The international aid community has been “castrated” by the refugee incursion at Calais, the executive director of Doctors of the World told the AGM of Bond, the infrastructure body for NGOs, this week.
Charity chairs must take responsibility for ensuring the chair/chief executive relationship is a productive one, according to a new guide just published by the Association of Chairs.
Every large charity should have someone on the staff who is responsible for governance, the chair of ActionAid UK said this week.
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