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The Charity Commission's board now needs to become more strategic

31 Oct 2014 | Governance | Dorothy Dalton

Dorothy Dalton suggests that it is time for the Charity Commission's board to be less hands on focus on securing more funding for the regulator.

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Chugger career mapping

Like the Institute of Fundraising, the PFRA is also looking at mapping routes into the voluntary sector through being a face-to-face fundraiser.

Technical briefing: New Data Protection Act penalties

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.

Dispatches displays 'breathtaking ignorance', say London Marathon organisers

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.

UK's top 400 trusts increased giving to £2.53bn during the recession

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.

Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?

» Four in ten UK residents walk away from charity fundraisers

Tories announce plan for youth National Citizenship Service

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.

New music licensing fees for charities delayed

The introduction of music licensing fees for charities has been postponed, with no new implementation date yet.

Save the Children UK chief promoted to new international role

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.

Text donations raise £3.4m for Sports Relief

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.

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