13 Nov 2014
The voluntary sector needs to rediscover its voice, argues David Robinson. This is one of a series of extracts from a forthcoming book of essays on the future of the voluntary sector, Making Good: The Future of the Voluntary Sector. The collected extracts are available at Civil Exchange.
Trustees will have to pay heed to entrepreneurs from other sectors and take risks if they wish to see results, says Daniel Phelan.
Cuts to child benefit payments to the rich could provide a challenge to charities trying to fundraise from this demographic, but it's not the end of the world, says David Burrows.
Countless articles are written on the positives of social networking for charities, but what happens when Facebookers or tweeters turn against an organisation, ponders Vibeka Mair.
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.
Technology is a powerful force for positive change, but good service is still essential, says John Tate.
In the second blog from our Frontline series, Vodafone World of Difference winner Beth Yorath leaves the comfort of Western luxury to return to Romania where eight years ago she met a little girl, named Andrea.
After ten years in post as chief executive at the Institute of Fundraising, Lindsay Boswell is off to pastures new. Tania Mason went to his leaving reception.