Charities And The VCS Should Get Back To Basics - Pressing Their Case Fearlessly Not Impersonating Outsourcers
The next few years are going to be challenging but they offer the opportunity and, I would contend, the necessity for charities and the VCS to go back to basics and the original purpose and press their cause fearlessly.
If you were going to give an extra special Valentine this year what would it be? This year, I'm not going to send cards, flowers or cute teddy bears to anyone, even if I do love them. Instead I'm giving gifts to people I don't know and might never meet, and my heart feels full just thinking about it.
When my dad was nipping out to the pub, he'd say he was going to see a man about a dog. Four years ago I nipped out to see
Our approach to using natural resources has changed dramatically over the last 10 years, with companies becoming more aware
We are donating £1 for every job we complete between now and the fundraising deadline on 10 January and, to put that in perspective, we normally do 1,500 jobs a week during December and early January. I've also made a couple of personal donations too.
The internet is awash with products and services which promise to revolutionise the way charities work, collect donations, and manage information and the like. As someone who has worked in and volunteered in the charitable sector for over 11 years, I have listed a number of the best 'free to charity' offerings...
UK society would be better if more people gave generously to charity, but how can we achieve this when cultural attitudes are notoriously difficult to shift? With the US being recognised as the most generous country in the world, many argue that we should look at what they do and learn from it.
Unfortunately in too many countries charities face a climate of suspicion and repression. Heavy handed government policy and the politicisation of charity regulation is undermining the trust of the public which is vital in the development of a thriving charity sector and civil society more broadly.
Around £170 million worth of tax has been lost over the last year due to the abuse of relief on charitable donations, the
A teenager who lost a leg to cancer "started yelling and dancing" when he heard Britain's biggest lottery prize winners have