12 Feb 2015
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
The NCVO has changed its position on the lobbying register, and now says charities should not be compelled to be on it.
Maryam Kennedy describes the types of fraud charities can face and how to combat them.
Research conducted by the Third Sector Research Centre into the relationship between the Big Lottery Fund and the sector has identified five areas in need of improvement, which include transparency and independence.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
Nominations open today for the new Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Volunteering Award 2012 which will honour the efforts of charities that undertake projects at a national level this year.
The local voluntary and community sector must make sure it stays “a little loose and baggy”, former Navca chief executive Kevin Curley told a room full of sector leaders last night.
You think you know your strategy? Think again, says Andy Chaggar. It's not until you sit down to the task of developing a business plan that you truly learn your charity's priorities.
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