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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge 14

21 Aug 2014 | Fundraising | Alice Sharman

Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.

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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge

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Peterborough social impact bond reduces reoffending but makes no payout yet to investors

The UK’s first social impact bond has met initial targets for reducing reoffending among offenders released from Peterborough Prison, according to results published today by the Ministry of Justice.

National Citizen Service cost government £62m in 2013

The National Citizen Service cost the Cabinet Office £62m in 2013 but the service provided good value for money, according to an independent evaluation published today.

CFG's annual report 2014: Fit for the future

Charity Finance Group raided its free reserves to the tune of £187,510 last year to carry out a change programme and move offices, its latest annual report and accounts reveal.

Why I didn’t accept an ice bucket challenge

With one survey out last week indicating that more than half of the people taking part in the #icebucketchallenge did not go on to donate, Kirsty Weakley asks whether it's time for charities to cool their enthusiasm for the craze.

So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.

» Finsbury Park Mosque told its bank account will be closed by HSBC

10 per cent of charities with net liabilities in 'significant financial difficulty', finds Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has identified 1,348 large charities which have current debts greater than funds available to cover them, with 10 per cent of those it analysed found to be in 'significant financial difficulty', according to its latest accounts monitoring review.

Dan Corry, Dan Corry, chief executive of the think tank, New Philanthropy Capital and member of the Independent Commission

British charities face desertion by a large part of their voluntary workforce unless they urgently adapt, according to an independent commission. 

Substantial discretionary payment to departing chief executive

Jane Klauber explains when it is acceptable to give a departing chief executive a severance payment.

Eamonn Homes interviewed Javed Khan about the Rotherham child abuse scandal

Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.

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