15 May 2014
The Fundraising Standards Board has
recommended the Institute of Fundraising develops additional guidance
for fundraisers asking elderly and vulnerable people for donations.
Jasmine Whitbread has been appointed the first international chief executive for Save the Children, a new role which will bring all of Save the Children’s 29 independent member organisations under one umbrella led by an international board.
The Charity 100 Index number two is set for a new top seed with the announcement that former chief executive of plant technology firm Syngenta, Michael Pragnell, is to succeed David Newbigging as chairman of Cancer Research UK.
The Resource Alliance, organiser of the International Fundraising Congress held in Holland each autumn, has announced the sudden resignation of new CEO Hans Wolters for personal reasons.
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.
Frances McCandless, former director of policy at the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, has been confirmed as the first permanent chief executive of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.
The organiser of a fundraising event that went wrong has decided to withhold the money raised to pay for possible legal fees, and has the backing of the beneficiary charity.
Volunteering England and Jobcentre Plus have joined forces to encourage jobseekers to volunteer. The agreement builds on the recommendations of the Commission on the Future of Volunteering, which proposed that more be done to reduce the barriers which some unemployed people face when volunteering.
A further 20 local authorities and their civil society partners are to develop plans for community asset transfer after being chosen for support through the Advancing Assets for Communities programme.
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