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Valldata Group reports loss of over £500,000

7 May 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

The Valldata Group, which provides payment solutions to the charity sector, made an operating loss of more than £572,000 for the year ending March 2014 and has since lost several senior executives.

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NPC

A review programme has been launched by think tank NPC to assess how to improve access to digital technology in a charity sector “lagging way behind” in its approach.

Virtual currencies present an opportunity for charities to become more transparent, says CAF

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could help charities become more transparent about how donations are spent because each coin can be traced through the system, according to a discussion paper from the Charities Aid Foundation.

Charity chief executives and trustees 'lack leadership' on digital technology, says report

A "lack of brave leadership" is holding the sector back from exploiting digital technologies, according to the author of a report published today.

CAF customers may have fallen victim to internet fraud scam

The Charities Aid Foundation has warned that some of its customers are receiving fraudulent phishing emails claiming to be from the organisation and CAF Bank.

A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Action for Children

Children’s charity Action for Children has launched a new mobile-friendly website and digital strategy, as well as refreshing its online brand with a change of colour.

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The new .ngo domain name, which is only open to not-for-profit organisations, is now available to charities.

Unicef

Unicef has launched a challenge to encourage companies to create new wearable technology to solve health problems for new mothers and young children.

Hackers are 'particular threat' to the charity sector, says British Legion CIO

Charities’ security system face particular threat from hacktivists who disagree with their objectives, the chief information officer at the Royal British Legion said last week.

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