15 May 2014
Lord Hodgson has suggested charities should lose their charity status as an ultimate sanction for persistently breaching fundraising regulations.
The Fundraising Standards Board has revealed that its upcoming annual complaints report will likely show an increase in telephone fundraising complaints over last year as Trading Standards issues its first fine for a breach of the Telephone Preference Service.
Cancer charity CLIC Sargent has received a donation windfall courtesy of the #nomakeupselfie craze. Its fundraising director Lucy Caldicott is delighted, but highlights that it is essential that charities now plan for such eventualities.
Tory MPs hate the voluntary sector because they cannot control it or subvert it as an alternative and independent source of thinking and action on social issues.
The Third Sector Research Centre recently finished examining 30 public service mutual spin-outs. Dan Gregory summarises the findings and concludes that culture is more important than structure - no matter what Francis Maude says.
Shadow minister for civil society Lisa Nandy has warned that charity leadership needs to tackle the problem of unfair pay ratios in charities, saying she has found a gulf between what people at the top and those on the frontline in charities say about pay.
The Daughters of the Cross of Liege, the UK’s 69th largest charity by income, has confirmed that it will sell its private hospital, St Anthony’s, to Spire Healthcare, in spite of fierce opposition from local residents and politicians.
Joe Irvin, chief executive of Navca, has suggested grants from the Big Lottery Fund are tied to a ‘voucher’ to buy in support services which will build the sustainability or longer-term resilience of the project or organisation.
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