12 Nov 2015
Rob Wilson, the minister for civil society, has given clear backing to charities’ right to campaign in a letter sent last week.
Catch22, a charity working with disadvantaged people, has today announced that it has acquired criminal justice charity Only Connect.
Over half of local charities are not optimistic about remaining financially afloat over the next five years, while almost three quarters have seen a decrease or stagnation in their income, according to a report published today.
Disability charity Sense plans to unveil a new brand early next year in a bid to shake off its old fashioned image.
Many charities have chosen to abandon or alter their campaigning activities because they are afraid of the effects of the Lobbying Act, law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite has said in its response to a review of the Act.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
Think tank Civil Exchange will continue to produce reports on the relationship between government and charities, after its work with the Panel on the Independence of the Voluntary Sector revealed concerns about state interference.
There are a few serious arguments against charity campaigning, says Andrew Purkis. We need to nail our responses to them.
Despite having a global income of £82m, Sense UK and Sense International is continuing to set aspirational targets, says Alana Tubasei.
Islamic Relief Worldwide saw its income rise to almost £100m in the year to December 2014, with a surge in voluntary giving more than cancelling out a large drop in institutional donations.