Reporter, Civil Society Media Ltd
Jonathan is the former assistant editor of a magazine covering the renewable energy sector. After taking a detour into teaching both at home and abroad, he joined us in 2012 as a reporter for Charity Finance and news writer for the Civil Society Media website.
He is also a charity member at his local branch of Mind, the mental health charity.
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The brutal murder of soldier Lee Rigby this week has led to a sharp rise in donations to Help for Heroes – so much so its website is "struggling to cope".
The Disclosure and Barring Service, which has replaced CRB checks, has announced details of its new Update Service, which will be launched in June and “save the customer time and money and improve the overall safeguarding landscape".
Help for Heroes has expressed its “deep sadness” about the murder of a soldier in south London who was widely reported to be wearing one of the charity’s branded T-shirts at the time.
The trustees of the Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust are not donating any funds to the National Association for People Abused in Childhood – despite NAPAC seeing demand for its services rocket following last year’s revelations about the disgraced former TV personality.
Show me a charity that doesn't invest in itself and I'll show you a charity that has no future. We all need to do a better job at educating donors and prospects that their donations mostly go to the mission with a portion to the necessary infrastructure that supports it.
The Charity Commission has reissued an alert for charities about the risks of entering tenancy agreements that intend to take advantage of business rate relief.
The Cabinet Office’s Centre for Social Impact Bonds has developed two new tools to assist the development of the bonds: the 'Knowledge Box' online portal and a template service agreement contract.
NCVO is predicting that public funding for charities could drop by 12 to 15 per cent by 2017/18, losing the sector as much as £2.1bn.
The Private Equity Foundation and Impetus Trust, whose merger to become Impetus – PEF is expected to be completed by June, have announced a proposed new board for their amalgamated organisation.