Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.
One third of leading charity websites require potential donors to complete more than 20 actions before they can make a donation, according to an audit of 50 fundraising charities’ websites by technology charity Eduserv.
Charities that sign up for the new generic top-level domain, .ngo, will be able to collect donations via their directory page.
Charities will no longer be able to automatically include a donation as part of a purchase when consumers buy from them online, according to new regulations which come in to effect this week.
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.
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is planning to appeal a fine of £200,000 issued by the data security regulator after an anti-abortion hacker gained access to thousands of client names, addresses and phone numbers and threatened to publish them.
All late-filing charities are clearly highlighted with a bright red border around their entry on the Charity Commission’s website. Kirsty Weakley asks why charities under a Commission investigation don't face the same treatment.
The UK Council for Child Internet Safety is compiling a list of ‘safe’ websites for internet service providers, after a number of charities were blocked when tougher filters were introduced at the end of last year.