Tag Archives: Public trust

The Fundraising Preference Service conversations: Food for thought

An update on the Fundraising Preference Service Working Group: what the responses to the conversation paper have said, and what are the key issues are. Continue reading

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The Daily Telegraph, charities and the EU referendum

Analysis of Daily Telegraph report that charities warned about campaigning on EU referendum and why Gina Miller is not a credible commentator on charities Continue reading

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The True and Fair Foundation on charity shops

Explanation of why the latest report from the True and Fair Foundation is not credible and why it will do damage to charities and the beneficiaries they serve Continue reading

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Charities and public opinion

YouGov has published new polling research which highlights some dissatisfaction with large charities. So how did we get here, and where now? Continue reading

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Why some charities have business partnerships (and that’s ok)

Over the past week the critical eye of the media has turned again to look at the way in which charities generate income, and how some are increasingly using their commercial arms to raise money for the causes they support. Continue reading

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Why charities run public services

Charities run public services because they can deliver high quality, expert services with care and compassion. Continue reading

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PACAC report on Kids Company: More lessons to be learnt

Following the publication of PACAC's report on the collapse of Kids Company, this post explores what further lessons can be drawn for trustees, the Charity Commission and government. Continue reading

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Governance, governance, governance

Karl Wilding analyses The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s (PACAC) report into charity fundraising. Continue reading

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Charities to work together on moving to ‘opt in’

Information about the working group set up by NCVO to look at how charities move to 'opt in' in the fundraising and communications. Continue reading

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How to talk about charities and legacies

‘Charities cash in on relatives of the dead’, as The Times headline put it. Here are five more sensible things to say about charities and legacies. Continue reading

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