Daniel Phelan, 1956-2015

Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58 15

13 Feb 2015 | Tania Mason

Daniel Phelan, owner and editor-in-chief of Civil Society Media, passed away on Wednesday following a long battle with cancer. He was 58.


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Mencap's Getting It Right report

Mencap has been named the overall winner at this year’s Charity Awards for a campaign which highlighted the NHS’s poor treatment of patients with learning disabilities and helped to change working practices.

Sir Nicholas Young

Sir Nicholas Young, chief executive of the British Red Cross, was unveiled as this year’s winner of the Outstanding Leadership Award at the Charity Awards in London last night.

WaterAid hosts 24 hour international tweetathon

WaterAid is today hosting a 24 hour tweetathon to raise awareness and give a behind-the-scenes look at the charity’s work around the world.

New customisable app to help charities offer mobile giving

Rapidata has launched a smartphone fundraising app for UK charities, with the Prince’s Trust and Comic Relief among its first users.

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

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Volunteering apps aim to engage young people

YouthNet will partner with Sony to develop a mobile phone volunteering application called '+U'.

Scottish charities keen to submit accounts with OSCR online

Over half of Scottish charities intend to submit their accounts online with the Office of the Scottish Regulator when the service becomes available in the autumn, while a minority (18 per cent) have indicated they will not.

Commission to look at Facebook-style app to link local charities

Charity Commission chair Dame Suzi Leather has suggested that the regulator might look at introducing a Facebook-style application that tells charities what other charities exist nearby that carry out similar activities.

Two charities breached Data Protection Act, rules ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office has found two charities in breach of the Data Protection Act after the charities’ unencrypted laptops containing sensitive information were stolen.

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