Tesco announces charities to benefit from £1.8m bag charge

Tesco announces charities to benefit from £1.8m bag charge

2 Sep 2014 | Fundraising | Alice Sharman

Tesco has announced the two charities that will benefit from their carrier bag levy in Scotland and Wales, following votes by 27,000 customers.


Tesco announces charities to benefit from £1.8m bag charge

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Charities failing to report serious incidents, Charity Commission warns

Charities are not failing to meet their legal requirements to report serious incidents such as fraud, theft and failure to protect vulnerable beneficiaries, the Charity Commission warned today.

Fundraisers should engage more with older people online, new research shows

Charities could be missing out on donations by not engaging with older people through online and mobile channels, according to new research.

£1m Dream Fund launched by People’s Postcode Lottery

Applications are now open for £1m worth of funding available for a collaboration of charities who will work together on their dream project.

Alan Sharpe: Looking after reserves

Alan Sharpe of the RSPB tells David Ainsworth that understanding people is the key to success as an FD.

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 cuts don't work

Changemakers becomes part of Foyer Federation

Youth charity Changemakers has merged into the Foyer Federation to scale-up its youth leadership projects, in what the charities describe as “the logical next step”.

Falling rag prices likely to cost charities tens of millions

Charities are likely to lose tens of millions of pounds this year from a fall in the price of recycled clothing and other textiles, known as rag.

Over 145 charities receive donations from #icebucketchallenge through JustGiving

Over 145 individual charities have benefited from donations made as a result of the ice bucket challenge, while American charity the ALS Association has tried to trademark the term.

Eamonn Homes interviewed Javed Khan about the Rotherham child abuse scandal

Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.

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