13 Sep 2016
Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Jonathan Last asks whether the National Trust's innovative use of this year's leap day could set a trend.
Plan UK is trailblazing facial recognition in a new bus stop advert for its 'Because I’m a Girl' campaign. Celina Ribeiro applauds a charity on the bleeding edge.
Accepting involuntary labour is the last thing that charities should be doing, says Celina Ribeiro. The government’s work experience scheme is a threat to public trust and confidence.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
Peter Holbrook explains why he wants to more actively engage consumers with social enterprise.
Charities could be responsible for 'orphan' pensions liabilities, born from unconnected organisations. David Davison offers his advice to prevent an outcome as seen in the Wedgwood case.
Back from serving in Haiti after the devastating 2010 earthquake, Andrew Chaggar's mind is focused on developing European Disaster Volunteers from an organisation of solid response volunteers, to one which is also capable of managing its substantial growth.
A London councillor recently declared his intention to rid London's streets of "annoying" face-to-face fundraisers. Chester Mojay-Sinclare explores why the councillor's actions may not be unfounded.