10 Sep 2015
A former GoGen employee has said that cold calling made up “very little” of the work that he and some 400 others were doing on behalf of charities at the time the agency collapsed.
Access, the foundation for social investment, has opened a consultation into how it will spend a £60m ten year capacitybuilding endowment.
Mark Bishop, currently the director of fundraising at Prostate Cancer UK, has announced that he will be joining the National Trust for Scotland in October.
The Institute of Fundraising has said the Information Commissioner's Office must provide "absolute clarity" about the rules on telephone fundraising, and the two bodies will work together to produce clearer guidance.
Kids Company has denied reports that plans are being drawn up to close the charity, as the Charity Commission reveals additional “potentially serious concerns” were raised by former staff members.
The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.
The Charity Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into a London-based charity following concerns that the charity is owed £2m by a company it is associated with.
The Royal British Legion has suspended operations with fundraising agency Magnum Direct, and the Fundraising Standards Board has opened an investigation, following an undercover report by the Mail on Sunday.
William Shawcross has said that if the self-regulation of fundraising cannot be sorted out then the Charity Commission could do it - if the government provided it with extra resources.