Breast Cancer Campaign breached IoF Code of Practice over fundraising call, FRSB rules

Breast Cancer Campaign breached IoF Code of Practice over fundraising call, FRSB rules

29 May 2015 | Fundraising | Alice Sharman

A phone call made on behalf of Breast Cancer Campaign twice breached the Code of Fundraising Practice, and potentially breached the Data Protection Act, a Fundraising Standards Board adjudication has ruled.


Breast Cancer Campaign breached IoF Code of Practice over fundraising call, FRSB rules

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Big Society Capital chief executive to step down by end of year

Nick O’Donohoe, the chief executive of Big Society Capital, has today announced that he will be leaving the social investment wholesaler by the end of the year.

Commission: 'serious concerns' about charity asking sex crime director to reconsider resignation

The Charity Commission has said it would have "serious regulatory concerns" if an aid charity presses ahead with plans to ask a director convicted of sexual assault at work to reconsider his resignation.

Grayling: government will act to stop ‘gross exploitation’ of elderly people following Olive Cooke case

The government will "bring forward measures to address issues in the charity sector" following the death of poppy seller Olive Cooke, leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling has said.

Society Diary: Boob picture fundraiser nets £200,000, and which fundraising Harry Potter character are you?

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

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Social Charity Spy: WaterAid gets the internet talking about periods

This week we love WaterAid's use of video in its 'If men had periods' campaign, Missing People's annual Big Tweet and British Museum's use of Periscope.

Commission offers ‘first thoughts’ after Charities Bill introduced in the House of Lords

The Charity Commission has explained how it would use a new statutory power to disqualify trustees outlined in the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill, which was introduced to the House of Lords yesterday. 

National Trust for Scotland appoints new chief executive

The National Trust for Scotland has announced that Simon Skinner has been appointed as its new chief executive.

Charity chief executives and trustees 'lack leadership' on digital technology, says report

A "lack of brave leadership" is holding the sector back from exploiting digital technologies, according to the author of a report published today.

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