13 Nov 2014
The Charity Commission will receive £9m of extra funding over the next three years, as well as new powers to bar trustees and shut down charities, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.
The gap between how inspiring charities’ work can be, and how inspired donors are by their communication from charities, can be huge. Steve Andrews discusses the importance of pure, unadulterated feedback and how the Glass Workshop will be a real-time case study in donor communication.
Merlin’s first attempt to integrate an online and off-line Christmas fundraising appeal didn’t quite reach target. But second time around, the online efforts paid off explains Danielle Atkinson.
The Charity Commission has advised that it has not yet been consulted by the government on possible changes to the public benefit clause for independent schools, despite education minister Michael Gove’s assertion last year that the Conservatives would enter immediate talks to soften the rules if they got into power.
Stephen George is to leave the NSPCC after more than a decade to join a small cancer charity embarking on an ambitious growth programme.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
The Big Issue has been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark and has begun displaying it on the magazine’s front cover.
From September, all charities will need to ensure their arrangements for collecting credit and debit card payments, either online, over the phone, via post or in person, are compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). James Redhead outlines the requirements
The cryptic 'Give Us A Smile' poster campaign by the MG Association offers a lesson to all charities: make clear what you're advertising or deal with a confused public, says David Burrows.
Sport England has invested £93,000 of exchequer funds in Volunteering England to encourage sports volunteering. The move comes in advance of the London 2012 Olympics volunteering strategy announcement in July.