10 Sep 2015
Telephone agency R Fundraising will close with the loss of 99 jobs, it was announced today - making it the second fundraising agency to close in a week.
A former IT director for the charity Turning Point is seeking a six-figure payout after winning a religious and racial bias case against the charity.
Charities should create a national database to help individuals remove themselves from mailing lists, the minister for civil society told the three fundraising regulatory bodies yesterday.
The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."
There is a continuing improvement in the gender balance on the boards of large charities, but the chair is still a male-dominated role, reveals Emily Corfe.
Fundraising directors at Oxfam, the NSPCC, Macmillan and the British Red Cross have been the subjects of personal attacks in the Daily Mail’s latest article on charities and their practices.
Bernard Jenkin, chair of the Public Administration Select Committee, has said that charity bosses will be called before the committee in the autumn, warning that MPs are likely to recommend fresh legislation to regulate fundraising.
David Ainsworth looks at the key figures from the FRSB complaints report, and finds a trend of consistently rising public dissatisfaction.