Charity Commission to start live-streaming public meetings

Charity Commission to start live-streaming public meetings

9 Feb 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

The Charity Commission has announced that people can watch its next public meeting online via a live video stream.


Charity Commission to start live-streaming public meetings

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JustGiving raises £1m through WhatsApp shares in less than a year

JustGiving users who arrived at the site from WhatsApp have donated £1.175m since the giving platform added the ability to share pages via the messaging app in April.


The Information Commissioner’s Office has opened a consultation into its code of practice guidelines on data privacy notices.

Microsoft to donate $1bn worth of cloud storage and services to charities

Microsoft’s chief executive has announced that the technology firm will donate $1bn (£700m) worth of its cloud services, at market value, to non-profits and university research teams around the world over the next three years.

PFRA launches ‘e-learning platform’ for street fundraisers

The Public Fundraising Association has launched an interactive  “e-learning platform” for members to help train street fundraisers in best practice.

A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

New online fundraising platform launches

A new online fundraising platform, which allows users to directly link data from apps such as Fitbit and Facebook with donating to charity, has launched today.

ICO finds ‘unacceptable’ failings in data protection procedures at the Alzheimer’s Society

The Information Commissioner has criticised the Alzheimer’s Society for allowing volunteers to use personal email addresses when handling sensitive information, and issued the charity with an enforcement notice.

Charities will become ‘obsolete’ if they aren’t supported to embrace digital solutions

Government and funders need to support the voluntary sector to develop collective approaches to technology solutions, or risk charities becoming “obsolete”, according to a new paper by the think tank New Philanthropy Capital.

Plan UK suffers theft of supporter data including bank details and phone numbers

Plan UK has reported the theft of supporter data including names, bank details, addresses and phone numbers, after five computer servers were taken during a break-in.

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