12 Feb 2015
The Commission has said its powers “were not adequate” in handling a case of a charity which misused thousands of pounds, including spending money on parking and speeding fines.
The British Red Cross has partnered with Tesco to create a new Disaster Relief Alliance to provide financial support to areas of vulnerability before a disaster occurs.
Oxfam is credited with inventing regular giving through direct debits and its fundraising campaign of the 1990s and early 2000s are legendary. But recently, voluntary income has remained flat after falling £15m in 2012/13. Tim Hunter, who joined in May as director of fundraising, shares his love of Oxfam’s radical side and his plans for growth.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
Robert Lewis discusses what an employer should do if an employee’s conduct is being investigated by an external agency such as the police.
As we kick off a new year, Dorothy Dalton reminds trustees of the importance of treating all the charity's stakeholders with respect.
An appointed day of giving may raise big sums, but the charity sector must consider all the consequences, says Stephen Cotterill.