7 Oct 2014
CharityComms is establishing a working group to look at how charities can be more proactive in explaining how they work and respond to criticism, in a bid to maintain public trust and confidence in the sector.
Charities minister Brooks Newmark has said he "absolutely" supports charities' right to campaign, after his comments that the sector should stay out of politics provoked a storm of criticism on Twitter and Civil Society News.
Dispatches was a “hatchet job masquerading as investigative journalism”, but we must confront its allegations of unethical practice, says Ian MacQuillin.
Volunteering is worth £34bn a year in support of public services in the UK, new research by the innovation charity Nesta estimates.
The widespread public perception that a compensation culture pervades UK society is a big problem that deters people from volunteering, Justin Davis Smith, NCVO's volunteering chief, told Parliament last week.
Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.
More than £400m should be raised from dormant insurance policies to establish a fund to support innovation in the charity sector, according to a report from the Centre for Social Justice.
Diabetes UK and the British Heart Foundation will be the joint corporate partners of Tesco from January next year, in an arrangement expected to raise millions of pounds for both charities.
Sector leaders warned yesterday that charities need to get better at answering the public’s questions if the sector is to hold on to high levels of trust.
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