What makes a great charity finance director?

What makes a great charity finance director?

27 Jan 2015 | Finance | Simon Hopkins

Finance director-turned-chief executive Simon Hopkins explores the aptitudes and attitudes that makes some FDs stand out from the crowd.


What makes a great charity finance director?

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WWF UK’s total income rose seven per cent in 2014 financial year

WWF UK's total income for the year ending June 2014 rose to £62.2m, an increase of £3.8m, or seven per cent, from the previous year.

Tate Modern

An arts charity has criticised the Tate for accepting an “embarrassingly small” amount of money from BP, after it successful obtained the figures for how much the oil giant had paid to have its name and logo used at the gallery.

Band Aid 30 donates first £1.8m to aid charities

Band Aid 30, the music industry fundraising initiative, has donated the first £1.8m raised from an updated version of the single 'Do They Know It’s Christmas?' to 18 charities to help fight the Ebola virus.

Rape crisis centre to close following bullying row

A rape crisis centre in Scotland has decided to close after an employment tribunal ruled that a former board member “regularly demonstrated aggression”.

Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!

» Charity sector workforce grows by almost 30,000

Cyrenians Cymru

Swansea charity Cyrenians Cymru formally entered administration yesterday as it is revealed that staff have continued to work without pay for almost six weeks.

New ways of giving: which will fly and which will die?

Deniz Hassan reviews the new technologies being used for fundraising and makes some predictions about their likely success.

New four-year NCS programme planned for Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland government is currently finalising plans to unveil a renewed, four year programme for the National Citizen Service which will start in the summer.

UBS to back plans for £30m network of social investment tax relief funds

A network of local funds making loans of less than £250,000 using social investment tax relief is being developed by UBS Wealth Management and social finance intermediary Resonance.

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