11 Feb 2016
FPS recommendation was a 'ministerial condition' of signing off the Etherington Fundraising Review 4
The government insisted on the inclusion of a “reset button” in the Etherington Review before signing it off, the chair of the Fundraising Preference Service working group said yesterday.
NCVO has set up a working group on opt-in fundraising ahead of changes to European Union law that will require charities to have “unambiguous” consent before contacting people.
Forcing grant beneficiaries to provide excessive feedback on impact measurement, runs the danger of turning the process into a "cottage industry”, warned the managing director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, Richard Clegg.
HMRC has said that charities can use up printed materials with the existing gift aid declaration before adopting the new wording, but recommends that they start using the new one as soon as possible.
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.
A company connected to a charity ceased trading four days after the Charity Commission opened a statutory inquiry into the organisations, according to the report published today.
The Community Development Foundation will close this spring. A former chair, Tom Levitt, says its absence will be a blow for the sector.
A portfolio balanced between UK and global equities should enhance longerterm returns, says Simon Edelsten.
The Information Commissioner has named the eight major charities that were contacted in 2014 to remind them of the Telephone Preference Service rules, in his written evidence to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee.
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