Entries by Howard Lake from 07/2011

Final Issue of News of the World Poses Question to 160,000 Charities

| Posted 07.08.2011 | UK Politics

All UK charities have suddenly found themselves facing the same dilemma: do they take up the offer of free advertising space in the final edition of the News of the World, or do they reject association with the toxic brand? Free coverage in what was Britain's highest selling Sunday newspaper? At a time when many charities are facing funding cuts and tough fundraising conditions? Surely that is not such a difficult decision to make?

Charities: don't mention the Olympics in 2012

| Posted 07.27.2011 | UK

With one year to go before the 2012 Olympics start, you can be sure that plenty of charities will be thinking of running Olympics-themed fundraising events to tie in with this significant festival of sport. But they might be well advised to steer clear of any mention of the Olympics or Paralympics because of the stringent laws in the UK that restrict the use of words, names or signs that refer to these events.