13 Nov 2014
Preserving the independence of foundations is essential to the future health of civil society, say Richard Jenkins and Keiran Goddard. This is one of a series of extracts from a forthcoming book of essays on the future of the voluntary sector, Making Good: The Future of the Voluntary Sector.
The Charities Aid Foundation has announced the appointment of the first of three regional development managers in an attempt to spread its influence outside of the South East.
Diane Sim presents the findings of Charity Finance’s second annual survey of the finance function.
Michael O’Toole, the new chief executive of the sector’s contract management agency 3SC, tells Vibeka Mair that the looming public spending cuts are a double-edged sword for service-delivery charities.
Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?
Girlguiding UK and the Scout Association have been in discussions with HMRC on the VAT charged for their buildings for over two years. Vibeka Mair talks to Simon Evans about the success which could affect all similar membership charities.
Gareth Jones oversees this month's roundup of IT procurement in the sector, which includes Amnesty International and Greenpeace saving money via voltage optimisation, Barnardo's adopting online meetings technology and a managed IT infrastructure for NSPCC.
The story of Ady's Animals shows how a badly governed charity could continue for longer than you may think.