Alan Sharpe: Looking after reserves

Alan Sharpe: Looking after reserves

2 Sep 2014 | Finance | David Ainsworth

Alan Sharpe of the RSPB tells David Ainsworth that understanding people is the key to success as an FD.


Alan Sharpe: Looking after reserves

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Campaign against bogus charity collections launched by govt

The government has today launched a public awareness campaign to help the public identify charity collections from commercial operations.

Telegraph Christmas appeal raises over £1m

The Telegraph newspapers have raised more than £1m for its four annual Christmas appeal charity partners.

Less than half of grant applications to Lloyds Foundation eligible

The majority of charities applying for grants from the Lloyds TSB Foundation last year were ineligible for funding and wasting their time.

Royal Society Enterprise Fund makes two new investments in start-up technology firms

The Royal Society Enterprise Fund, which supports early new technology enterprises and a culture of scientific innovation in the UK, has invested in Base4Innovation and Nano-Porous Solutions.

Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.

» The cuts don't work

'Business as usual' for trusts and foundations, says Esmee Fairbairn chief

Trusts and foundations have lost between 20 and 30 per cent of their value, but there has not been a commensurate drop in grant making, argued the head of a top foundation.

Milton Keynes parks custodian gets £30m loan to buy more property

The Parks Trust, a charity that looks after Milton Keynes’ parks and green spaces, has taken out a £30m loan to buy further commercial property in the city.

Social investment club for high net worth individuals to launch

Big Issue Invest is set to receive £250,000 for its Social Ethical Investment Fund from a new social investment initiative between fundraising and philanthropy consultancy, Bethechange and wealth management boutique, Addidi.

INTERIGHTS appoints new executive director

INTERIGHTS has appointed Danny Silverstone as its next executive director. Silverstone takes over from the organisation’s chair Jeremy McBride who has been acting as interim executive director.

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