18 Sep 2014
The previous chief executive of the Charity Commission has been appointed as chair of Voluntary Services Overseas UK, as VSO International reveals its income has risen by 20 per cent in 2013.
Charities are failing the public because they are focusing too much on winning public contracts rather than influencing how services are provided, according to a report published today by think tank NPC.
The government should at least double the amount charities can claim through the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme and allow gift aid on society lotteries, the Institute of Fundraising has said in its manifesto.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
The Teenage Cancer Trust saw donations soar after after it tested new messaging featuring ill beneficiaries at its flagship Royal Albert Hall concerts this year.
Christian Aid has hit out at its former ‘tax superhero’ nominee, Katie Melua, after it emerged that she had participated in a tax avoidance scheme.
Emotional intelligence and being able to read people and situations are among the top characteristics that make successful fundraisers, according to academic research revealed yesterday.