11 Feb 2016
Sir Stuart Etherington has restated his criticism of trustees and chief executives for their role in this summer’s fundraising scandals, calling for renewed efforts to improve governance.
Sir Stephen Bubb has said he will write to the Co-operative Bank after it emerged that the bank will close several charities' accounts after reviewing its "risk appetite".
John Bines, chief executive of international aid charity EveryChild, has said that organisations like his should be judged by their effectiveness rather than their annual income.
Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice, told a sector audience that the charity is careful to be “fiercely protective of our brand” when working with other charities, government or business.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
The Royal British Legion has seen a sixfold growth in the number of supporters accessing its services after launching a digital-first strategy, the Charity Technology Conference heard last week.
Barnardo’s, Make a Wish, a Samaritans branch and the Damilola Taylor Trust are amoung 15 charities that will benefit from a fundraising campaign linked to the new Star Wars film.
You can’t plug the gap in funding for charities tackling domestic abuse against women with the tampon tax, says Alice Sharman.
Olive Cooke, the 92-year-old poppy seller whose suicide triggered a crisis in fundraising regulation, had her details sold on or traded at least 43 times by charities, according to an Independent article.