OSCR launches new website
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OSCR launches new website

20 Nov 2014 | Alice Sharman

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has launched a new website which includes a new search function.

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Data from controversial Samaritans app to be deleted

Samaritans has promised that all data collected by its Twitter monitoring app will be deleted and the charity will respond individually to people who expressed concern.

Presenters BBC Children in Need

The Post Office has become the first UK organisation to allow Twitter users to donate to charity through a tweet, with proceeds going to BBC Children in Need.

Samaritans pulls controversial Twitter Radar app

Samaritans has suspended its Twitter monitoring application a week and a half after it launched, for “further consideration” following criticism from online campaigners.

Top 30 charity chief executives on social media announced

Charity chief executives are communicating more effectively through social media, according to Simon Blake, who judged the top 30 leaders.

It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.

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Samaritans takes legal advice over controversial Twitter monitoring app

Samaritans has said that it has sought further legal advice about its Samaritans Radar Twitter app and is satisfied that it complies with data protection legislation, but that it will take on board any advice from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

BeatBullying's technology CIC has not filed accounts with Companies House

A software community interest company set up by the BeatBullying Group in 2012 is almost a year late filing its first set of accounts.

Blackbaud launches online giving platform for individual fundraisers

Blackbaud has launched its online giving platform, everydayhero, for fundraisers in the UK in a bid to give its 350 Heroix users access to a wider pool of fundraisers.

Beth Kanter

Charities should embrace and love charity ‘slacktivists’ because social is a great ramp for new donors, delegates at the International Fundraising Congress in the Netherlands heard at yesterday’s opening plenary.



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