13 Nov 2014
Secretary of State for Justice Ken Clarke has blamed Refugee and Migrant Justice (RMJ) itself for its collapse, saying that all other organisations had managed to adjust to changes in the government’s legal aid payment system.
While donors believe that charities exist primarily to help the needy, most donors tend to support organisations that promote their own preferences, help people they feel some affinity with and support causes that relate to their own life experiences according to research released today.
John Kingston, founder and director of Charities Aid Foundation’s social investment arm Venturesome has been appointed by The Association of Charitable Foundations as its new chair, taking office in September.
Big Society and spending cuts were top of the agenda at the Acevo summit yesterday. While Richard Reeves focused on the importance of ground-level thinking and how to win arguments against the Treasury, Stephen Bubb gave a stark warning that small charities may not be able to compete for service contracts.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
Charity child sponsorship advertisements were given the green light this week by the Advertising Standards Authority in a ruling on a complaint about the adverts which nearly went against charities.
St John Ambulance in Lancashire has adopted a web-based solution which allows it to communicate with volunteers via SMS.
Amnesty International and Greenpeace are hoping to save £4,410 and £1,286 per annum respectively on their head office energy bills by adopting voltage power optimisation technology.