25 May 2016
Charles Byrne, director of fundraising at Royal British Legion, has been appointed the charity’s new director general.
Sales from the National Lottery hit a record of £7.6bn in 2015/16, with £1.9bn going to good causes, including around £760m going to the Big Lottery Fund.
Overall giving to charity fell by 5 per cent to £9.6bn in 2015, with medical research charities receiving the biggest proportion, according to the Charities Aid Foundation’s latest report.
A charity given government backing to run a fundraising platform paid half its income last year to its founding trustee's companies, causing the Charity Commission to offer it "advice and guidance".
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
Sir Stephen Bubb’s work at Acevo is a reminder of why mergers are not always a good thing, says Gareth Jones.
The Cabinet Office has launched a consultation into new proposed policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund.
Gift aid is used by Oxfam and other charities as a form of tax avoidance, according to an article published last week by a right-wing think tank, questioning charities’ right to criticise tax havens.