NSPCC has reported an eight-fold increase in users of its online helpdesk for suspected child abuse following a major website revamp.
The Charities Security Forum has proceeded with plans for a mentoring scheme to enhance knowledge and practice across the non-profit sector, particularly at the smaller end.
Facebook has bowed to pressure from campaigners and included the option for a ‘panic button’ on UK users’ homepages, allowing them to report inappropriate behaviour to the child protection watchdog CEOP.
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.
Great Ormond Street Hospital and Sightsavers have been named as the best exponents of online legacy fundraising, but there remains more to do for many other charities.
Vodafone has become the first mobile phone operator to commit to passing on to charities 100 per cent of donations via its text message services.
St John Ambulance is tackling the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard by implementing a new system designed to monitor the security performance of its network.