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Come on board: The RNLI's journey to permission-led fundraising

18 Mar 2016 | Melanie Stern

From next year, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution will only ask for money from people who have given explicit permission to be asked. Its chief executive, head of funding and treasurer tell Melanie Stern how and why.

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Dimensions Council

Dimensions, the charity that supports people with learning disabilities, works hard to give a voice to all its service users, says Ann McCallum, co-chair of Dimensions council.

Board

A chair and a chief executive advise on the best course of action for dealing with a disgruntled board.

CEO report

Ros Oakley offers advice to a chair eager to improve the chief executive's report.

Alice Maynard

Former Scope chair, Alice Maynard, describes the charity's governance journey following a radical change in structure.

Good advice, but there is an important point to add: merger is rarely a proper answer to impending insolvency.

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Bill Wakeham

Professor Sir William Wakeham, past vice president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, describes some of the changes to the organisation's governance.

CEO salary

Two chairs advise on how to deal with the fallout of increasing media scrutiny over Lobbying Act guidelines and executive pay. 

Chair

Jill Makepeace-Warne recalls her time at a charity as it dealt with the death of its chief executive.

Trustees and members

Anne Moynihan looks at what happens when trustees and members disagree about the future direction of a charitable company.

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The chief executive of Barnardo's outlines a bold agenda to change the nation's largest children's charity.

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Young consumers are over ‘stuff’ and want experiences, says Laura Croudace. She explores opportunities...

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The ‘cloud’ can be hard to pin down. But while it has been around for some time, there remains confusion...

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Digital technology is everywhere, but its uptake among charities has been slow. Kirsty Weakley finds out...

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Four ways that innovation can be the solution for charities

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Based on his experiences at Relate, Chris Sherwood suggests four ways to innovate your way out of a difficult...

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