18 Sep 2014
Tesco has announced that it will donate the profits made from an increase in sales of ice to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which has now received over £3m through donations from the ice bucket challenge.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Lawyers in Scotland have called for a Scottish animal charity to be granted greater powers to investigate wildlife crime.
Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.
The Charity Commission has contacted the trustees of the Bradley Wiggins Foundation after the charity was criticised for using funds to sponsor a women’s professional cycling team.
Proposed EU data protection rules could destroy mailing lists relied on by charity fundraisers, and would present “the biggest challenge in fundraising for a generation”, according to a report published this week by direct marketing agency Medialab.
A Banksy mural has been sold to a private collector for £403,000, raising enough to secure the future of struggling Bristol charity, the Broad Plain Boys’ Club.
Sir Stephen Bubb has written to The Times criticising an article which attacks charities for lacking transparency and political campaigning.
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