29 Oct 2013
St Andrew’s Healthcare, one of the largest charities in the UK, has been told by commissioners that calling itself a social enterprise will help it win contracts.
The chief executive of Charity Bank explains why charity is about creating capital - not just consuming it
Almost three-quarters of the charity IT professionals that responded to Citra's survey gauging the level of support for a professional association for IT staff in the sector say they do want such a body set up. The main benefits they perceived from such an association were networking opportunities and sharing information.
Good advice, but there is an important point to add: merger is rarely a proper answer to impending insolvency.
Cancer Research UK has saved more than £2.5 million a year by using online auctions to purchase office supplies, IT hardware and laboratory consumables.
New research has found that even the few charities which have blogs negate their impact by making them too hard to find. iConcertina released the findings as a result of a three month benchmark study, comparing the websites of 110 UK charities on criteria including usability, accessibility, quality of information, and transparency.
Fundraising consultants ought to alert prospective clients to any potential conflicts of interest with work they are undertaking for other charities, according to the Institute of Fundraising's new code of best practice for fundraising consultants.