Editor, Fundraising magazine, Civil Society
Celina is the editor of Fundraising magazine and daily contributor to CivilSociety.co.uk. She has been at the publication since June 2008.
Previously Celina worked as a freelance feature writer for newspapers and magazines in Australia and the UK, working for publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the New Statesman. Celina was also a Ken and Yasuko Myer Fellow in 2004, which saw her intern at Manilla-based newspaper, the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
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The Treasury Select Committee will reopen its inquiry into plans to phase out cheques after being inundated by public concern and unconvinced by evidence put forward by the Payments Council.
The Charity Retail Association has hit out at suggestions by retail celebrity Mary Portas that the number of charity shops on the high street should be limited by tax laws.
William Shawcross is right. Charity executive pay should be proportionate and fair. In fact, it already is. Celina Ribeiro argues that the scandal is that this 'scandal' will deter good leaders from the charity sector.
If the reduction in funding is down to OXFAM's retail arm I'd suggest having a long and hard look at the environment of their shops and how pleasant or not it is for customers and donors to engage with them - my experience in the East Midlands is pretty depressing and I now choose to donate goods to local hospice shops as a result.
Following yesterday’s exposé of the salaries at the 14 aid charities which make up the Disasters Emergency Committee, Celina Ribeiro investigates the charities' accounts and finds a more nuanced story.
The NCVO and Charity Commission are to work together to develop guidance for charities on how they should set executive pay following last week’s media scandal over pay at top charities.
Several high-profile charities are not taking up the News of the World's free advertising in its last edition on Sunday, as the Institute of Fundraising warns that doing so could potentially be a breach of the codes of fundraising practice.
The Fundraising Standards Board has asked the Salvation Army to deal with a public complaint about the charity's arrangement with its commercial clothing bank partner following national press coverage criticising the partnership for favouring the company.