18 Sep 2014
New powers for the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to impose monetary penalties of up to £500,000 for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) came into force on 6 April. Rachel Holmes explains.
The London Marathon Charitable Trust and the London Marathon Ltd have released a damning joint statement in response to a Channel 4 Dispatches programme to be aired tonight, which will claim that up to three-quarters of the funds raised last year by the world’s biggest annual fundraising event never reached good causes.
The UK’s top 400 grantmakers gave around £2.53bn in 2007/08, despite seeing around £4bn being wiped off the value of their assets for this period, according to new research from the Directory of Social Change.
David Cameron has announced that the Conservative Party will set up a National Citizen Service – non-military national service – for 16 year-olds if elected next month.
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.
The introduction of music licensing fees for charities has been postponed, with no new implementation date yet.
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.
Sports Relief’s first foray into text donations has generated £3.4m in just two months for its 2010 campaign, which has raised £31.6m overall so far this year.
The evolution of market research has not necessarily seen the strongest research genes prevail, but the rise of online research presents a new opportunity for fundraisers interested in finding out more about those they market to, says Tod Norman
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