Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones

Freelance journalist

Gareth Jones is a freelance journalist and communications consultant specialising in the charity sector. Having previously spent over seven years as a reporter and senior reporter for Charity Finance magazine and civilsociety.co.uk, he has developed expertise in a broad range of areas, including public policy, IT, investment, fundraising, taxation, insurance and social media.

He holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from King’s College London, and has volunteered in both the social policy team at Citizens Advice and at the Social Market Foundation think tank.

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The big squeeze:  Charity IT survey 2013

Gareth Jones finds out how charities have been maintaining IT standards in the face of tightened budgets.

Staffhurst Wood, Limpsfield. Image courtest of 'Chris. P' on Flickr

In 2009, the Trust welcomed its 200,000th member and was aiming to build a 300,000-strong membership by 2012. Gareth Jones hears how it implemented a new supporter relationship management system to help achieve this.

Future trends: Predictions for charity IT

We asked charities and IT suppliers alike for their predictions on how IT in the charity sector will change over the next year. Here are their responses.

IT new business wins March 2011

Our roundup of the latest IT procurement in the sector includes a new fundraising system at the Salvation Army, videoconferencing at Macmillan Cancer Support and website testing at Diabetes UK.

It comes to something if a charity CEO cannot go off on a pointless vanity massaging overseas jaunt without people getting shirty and jealous. He would have been letting himself and other CEOs down if he hadn't gone.

» Union angered by charity chief executive’s Prince William visit

IT new business wins February 2011

This month's roundup of charity IT procurement includes two new projects at Cafod, new HR software at Leonard Cheshire Disability and a move into the cloud for the King’s Fund.

Eye for retail: BHF’s charity shop upgrade

The British Heart Foundation's new EPoS system has dramatically improved the management of its charity shops. Gareth Jones reports.

IT new business wins January 2011

This month's roundup of IT procurement in the sector includes a new HR and payroll system at CAF and wide area network improvement projects at St John Ambulance and Skillshare International.

Automating reporting processes at Citizens Advice

Gareth Jones takes a look at how Citizens Advice revamped and automated its financial reporting systems.

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