Think carefully before changing your name, says free guide to rebranding

Think carefully before changing your name, says free guide to rebranding

22 May 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Charities considering changing their name must first find out exactly what their staff, beneficiaries and supporters think of the change before proceeding, according to a free guide published today.


Think carefully before changing your name, says free guide to rebranding

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Jo Bell, canal laureate. Image courtesy of Andy Pratt

The Canal & River Trust and the Poetry Society have announced the appointment of the first ever ‘canal laureate'.  

David Miliband MP

The NCVO has published new research showing that seven in ten charity subcontractors on the Work Programme fear their contracts are at risk of failing before the contract ends.

Housing charities merge to create £3bn membership organisation

Housing advisory service Housing Options and supported living charity the Association for Supported Living have merged to create a new learning disabilities membership organisation, the Housing and Support Alliance.

Legion cuts pension deficit by offering pensioners an income trade-off

The Royal British Legion has offered a pension increase exchange to its retired former employees already drawing a defined-benefit pension, in a bid to reduce the deficit in its pension scheme.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Patrick Crawford, chief executive of Charity Bank

Charity Bank has appointed Patrick Crawford, head of the government's export credit agency, as its new chief executive.

Investigation into governance at Wikimedia UK launched

An independent "expert adviser" is to be appointed to undertake an investigation into the governance of Wikimedia UK after the recent resignation of its chairman and a further trustee.

Photo courtesy of Liftarn

The trustees of the charity set up by the late Jimmy Savile are concerned that recent allegations of child abuse by the TV personality could jeopardise its work.

Pinterest used as hub for charity-led Care Inquiry resources

Eight children’s care charities have launched an inquiry into the best way to support children unable to live with their birth parents, and are using social media site Pinterest as a hub for communications.

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