10 Sep 2015
The Charity Commission is recruiting for a new chief operating officer after Tracey Newman resigned last month after just four months due to personal reasons.
Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.
This week we look at the moving new film from CoppaFeel and how Bloodwise has embraced its new name.
The British Red Cross, Save the Children and Islamic Relief have all launched emergency appeals as the refugee crisis in Europe continues to escalate.
The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.
Microsoft has launched the next stage of its Upgrade Your World intitiative with a social media competition that will see the ten charities with the most votes get a donation of $50,000 (around £32,800).
A petition signed by over 133,000 people has been delivered to the National Gallery after staff went on strike over concerns about the privatisation of services.
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.
The tighter funding environment and heightened public scrutiny of the sector have combined with the normal tensions between government and the sector to create a "perfect storm" for charities, Dame Fiona Reynolds said last night.