29 Oct 2013
St Andrew’s Healthcare, one of the largest charities in the UK, has been told by commissioners that calling itself a social enterprise will help it win contracts.
Bridges Ventures and Big Society Capital have today announced the launch of the Bridges social impact bond fund.
Absolute Return for Kids' star-studded annual gala dinner, which raises all of the charity's funding in a single night, will not take place this year as Ark moves to a new strategy to raise money.
People who report data protection issues to the Information Commissioner's Office do not make a distinction between commercial organisations and charities, warns David Evans, group manager at the ICO.
Sadly fraud is a fact of life but is always more shocking when the employee works for a charity. It is essential to ensure proper double entry book keeping, if your staff team is too small for proper division of labour, hire a professional by the hour to scrutinise your control accounts.
Collective initiatives to raise accountability standards continue to be refined, says Christina Laybourn.
A television advertisement for St John’s Ambulance which featured a man choking then dying was the tenth most complained about advertisement in 2012, according to the Advertising Standards Board.
The Institute of Fundraising insists it is in good financial health despite yesterday having informed staff that up to four will be made redundant.
Individual giving to charities increased by £945m in 2010/11, but the voluntary sector on the whole barely managed to grow in real terms as inflation ate away at minor improvements.