Claire Hazle, head of digital, Marie Curie

Marie Curie grows visitor time and donor numbers online by a quarter after digital relaunch

22 May 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Marie Curie set out to improve its use of digital after realising that it was “limiting its future” by neglecting it, and increased online donors and time visitors spent on the site by a quarter, its head of digital said yesterday.


Marie Curie grows visitor time and donor numbers online by a quarter after digital relaunch

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Entrance to Lanhydrock House, Cornwall. Courtesy of 'lostajy' on Flickr

The National Trust has doubled gift aid revenue in eight of its properties by introducing specialist EPoS systems.

Amnesty to launch online TV show

Amnesty International UK will launch an online TV show this Friday which will show a mix of news, short documentaries, satirical comedy and campaign stunts to engage a younger generation of supporters.

Martin Campbell, managing director, Baigent Digital

A major provider of engagement solutions to non-profit organisations in the US has acquired Baigent Digital to provide cloud-based online and marketing solutions to UK charities.

Is this what a text from Sir Stuart might look like?

The minister for civil society revealed last night that he receives policy advice from NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington in the form of “midnight text messages”.

Losing Daniel is so painful. A very special man, he combined his brilliance with a way of making everyone around him feel valued, included and respected.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Microvolunteering web app launched

Volunteer-run communications agency BrightOne has launched a microvolunteering web app enabling charities to post small tasks for volunteers to complete online.

500 charities sign up to online fundraising platform

More than 500 charities have signed up to the MyDonate online fundraising service since its launch in April, according to BT.

Online payroll giving company launched as sector brays for reform of system

An online payroll giving service is ready for launch amid Philanthropy Review and government enthusiasm for the potential of payroll giving and calls from fundraising directors for structural changes to the system.

Martyn Croft, chief information officer at the Salvation Army

Martyn Croft, chief information officer at the Salvation Army UK, has been named in’s annual CIO50 list.

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