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Business models of medium-sized charities 'no longer working', CFG conference hears 1

2 Jul 2015 | Emily Corfe

Diminishing public funds and emerging social needs will render the business models of medium sized charities unfit for purpose, a Charity Finance Group conference heard yesterday.


Business models of medium-sized charities 'no longer working', CFG conference hears

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Commission to open applications for CIOs on Monday

The Charity Commission will start accepting applications from new organisations wishing to register as a charitable incorporated organisation from next Monday.

British Council chair: Arts fundraisers need to strengthen case for support

The chair of the British Council has questioned whether the arts community has made a strong case for giving to arts and culture and called on arts fundraisers to improve the way they communicate the cause.


"Carrying cash should be an exceptional activity", says the Charity Commission in published advice for charities working in Syria.

Scout Association to consult on including atheists

The Scout Association has launched a consultation on whether to welcome atheists as members.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

Nick Clegg is accused of 'special treatment' for charity

The Deputy Prime Minister has come under fire for asking the Education Secretary to fund a charity, which has been supported by his wife.

New body for CRB checks launches

The Disclosure and Barring Service, a new organisation formed from the merger of the Criminal Records Bureau and the Independent Safeguarding Authority, has launched.

How the Halo Trust won Overall Winner of the Charity Awards 2012

To whet the appetite of prospective entrants, we look here at the work of the Halo Trust, Overall Winner of The Charity Awards 2012, and how it performed against all ten Hallmarks of Excellence. 

Royal British Legion to lodge complaint with BBC News

The Royal British Legion is lodging a complaint with the BBC over its "unbalanced" coverage of reactions to the charity’s £9m restructuring project.

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