Charities need to address digital skills gap or they will lose beneficiaries
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Charities need to address digital skills gap or they will lose beneficiaries

6 May 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Charities must improve their digital offering or lose beneficiaries, the chief executive of Parkinson’s UK warned yesterday.

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The Charity Tax Group has launched a new website and online guide to tax for charities, intended to help charities find their way “through the increasingly complicated tax landscape”.

NCVO publishes free digital skills toolkit for charities

NCVO has launched a toolkit for the voluntary sector, which is designed to help organisations “plan, design and deliver” digital skills programmes.

Google announces grantees of $20m disability fund

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One in six top fundraising charities still fail Google’s ‘mobile-friendly’ test

A total of 16 of the top 100 fundraising charities still fail Google’s ‘mobile-friendly’ test, down from 33 last year.

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Data breach at childbirth charity NCT affects 15,000 beneficiaries

Childbirth charity NCT has contacted the police and the Information Commissioner’s Office after suffering a data breach which has seen the details of 15,085 users accessed by hackers.

Charity Commission launches new online registration service

The Charity Commission has launched a new public beta online charity registration service, which forms part of its new “digital by default” policy.

HMRC and Charity Commission joint registration delayed again

A new system to enable charities to register with HMRC and Charity Commission at the same time has been delayed until April 2017, according to Budget documents released by HMRC.

#CharityIs

#CharityIs, a campaign by Charity Bank to highlight “positive ways charities touch people’s daily lives”, trended on Twitter yesterday, with charity leaders taking the chance to voice what the sector means to them.

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