Simon Blake, chief executive of Brook

A charity CEO's top ten social media tips

15 Apr 2014

There are ups and downs to being a charity chief executive on social media, says Simon Blake, but it's essential to be part of the conversation.


A charity CEO's top ten social media tips

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An Apple today?

Apple mobile devices are forcing charities to consider supporting two operating systems, says John Tate.

Can YouTube, Amazon and iTunes do more to help charities?

Gareth Jones wonders if charities could be working with the web giants to raise money as well as fighting against them.

IT new business wins: July 2010

Gareth Jones oversees this month's roundup of IT procurement in the sector, which includes Amnesty International and Greenpeace saving money via voltage optimisation, Barnardo's adopting online meetings technology and a managed IT infrastructure for NSPCC.

Charities enter the music download market

Charities are set to benefit from the proceeds of music downloads with the launch of a new website

Hopefully there is a handy recycling bin somewhere for this report which pays little attention to sector views, or indeed the ethos of the sector.

» Have your say on the Hodgson Review: a quick poll

Technical briefing: VAT on online advertising

Lorraine Owens explains HMRC's u-turn on zero-rating VAT for charities advertising on third-party websites.

First aiders cut response times with SMS system

St John Ambulance in Lancashire has adopted a web-based solution which allows it to communicate with volunteers via SMS.

Charities reduce energy bills with voltage optimisation

Amnesty International and Greenpeace are hoping to save £4,410 and £1,286 per annum respectively on their head office energy bills by adopting voltage power optimisation technology.

HMRC gives zero-rate concession to pay-per-click charity ads

HMRC has conceded that zero-rating VAT should apply to pay-per-click (PPC) charity advertisements, but refuses to budge on VAT for search engine optimisation.

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