7 Jul 2015
Plans to limit the number of communications from charities to donors won't work, says Richard Hill, founder of Media Watch. But the sector must work harder to plan its interactions better.
The Charity Commission and the Conservative government have “sullied the UK’s reputation for exemplary regulation of civil society” by limiting charities’ right to campaign, a former Commission board member has said.
Commission saw a 60 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of
statutory inquiries it opened, according to its annual report and
accounts for the year to March 2015, published yesterday.
The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."
Many charities struggle to get started with measuring their success. Sue Holloway from Pro Bono Economics looks at the best ways to begin.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution has reported a £6.3m increase in fundraising income over the last financial year – from £51.7m in the year ending 31 December 2013 to £58m in 2014, according to the latest set of accounts.
Charities are not doing enough in response to attacks on chief executive pay, a Directory of Social Change conference heard yesterday.
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