18 Sep 2014
This month’s magazine revealed the top 50 most influential fundraisers, but what makes a great leader and how do they exert influence within their organisations and the sector at large? Jenna Pudelek reflects on Fundraising Magazine’s Fundraising First Thing debate on leadership.
Mark Goldring, chief executive of Oxfam, went undercover to find out what it’s like on the frontline, seeing how the charity’s money is raised spent, for the Channel 4 programme Undercover Boss.
Martin Brookes has left his post as director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation “by mutual agreement” after 13 months in the job.
I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
A charity chief executive who fraudulently claimed £885,00 in gift aid and spent it on buying and renovating a house was able to do so because trustees regularly signed blank cheques, the Charity Commission’s regulatory case report reveals.
Law firms Speechly Bircham and Charles Russell are to merge. Charles Russell Speechlys will open for business on 1 November.
The Dogs Trust is reminding people of the dangers of leaving dogs in parked cars during hot weather with a time-lapse video to show what can happen.