7 Mar 2016
Two charities for vulnerable people with a combined annual income of £16m have warned they face closure as a result of changes to social housing benefits announced in last year’s Autumn Statement.
Representatives from 50 of the UK’s largest charities met yesterday to discuss how to improve the public reputation of the charity sector, following a series of critical articles in the media.
It is “nonsense” to respond to criticism about charities by saying the sector is under attack, an audience of fundraisers heard yesterday.
The Charity Commission revised its guidance on fundraising too fast, and does not properly explain its own role in the new regulatory structure, NCVO said in a consultation response submitted yesterday.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
Civil Society Media's annual fundraising conference, Fundraising Live, took place yesterday. The discussions continued on social media throughout the day.
When did you last review your investment mandate? Are you taking unappreciated risks in following an income-only approach? Have you considered a total return approach? Andy Pitt assesses what to consider when answering these questions.
Vicky Browning makes the case for taking back ownership of the word 'charity' and suggests some steps that the sector can take.
The Daily Telegraph has printed a clarification to its report accusing charities of spending too little on “good works”, and has made a number of changes to the online version of the story.