Charities that have IT staff on joint contracts with an external supplier may have to pay more VAT following a recent VAT tribunal decision.
The prediction that 2011 will be the year of the mobile looks more and more likely to bear fruit as three different organisations launch SMS and mobile giving services this week.
Charities delivering public services are struggling to deal with the data security requirements being imposed on them by government, according to leading charity IT chiefs.
NGOs need to look more closely at expense claims from their staff, in particular from UK staff based overseas as expatriates, and from staff who travel from the UK to field offices and projects overseas.
Mark Walker and Julie Harris run the rule over open source CRM package CiviCRM.
Charity IT departments should free themselves to focus on projects related to their mission by collaborating on commodity services, according to Stuart McSkimming, head of IT at Shelter.
The charity sector is “massively behind” the private sector in terms of having IT representation at board level, according to Andrew Brenson, head of IT at Save the Children.