Category Archives: Practical support

The Presidents Club scandal: what should charities be thinking about now?

The whole voluntary sector has been appalled by last week’s revelations from the Financial Times’ investigation into the Presidents Club Charitable Trust’s Annual Fundraising Dinner. But we know dealing with some of these issues can be complicated, so we wanted to offer some pointers to help with any questions which might arise. Continue reading

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Automatic disqualification

Last week, the Charity Commission published guidance on the new rules on the automatic disqualification of trustees and senior managers. The law comes fully into force on 1 August 2018. This blog post will sum up the changes. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: January 2018

This month: Making the most of our qualitative data, getting ready for GDPR, new guidance on measuring wellbeing, new strategy courses, join our team, training and events, and more. Continue reading

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Who needs local infrastructure?

Why infrastructure is valuable and how some organisations are innovating to become sustainable Continue reading

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Governance round-up: January 2018

This month we looks at charity incorporated organisation (CIO) conversion and how to do this. We also talk about the new Charity Commission welcome pack for new trustees, training and events, and more. Continue reading

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Calling all funders: Five insights on how to help charities survive and thrive

What the evaluation of the Local Sustainability Fund has told us about helping organisations to become more sustainable Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: January 2018

This month, we recognise the volunteers who gave their time over Christmas and look at volunteer recruitment opportunities in the new year. We also highlight upcoming events and new resources for volunteer managers in 2018. Continue reading

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Funding round-up: January 2018

Charity Tax Commission, dormant accounts and assets, Gift Aid, business rates, training, events and more Continue reading

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Retaining volunteers: lessons from responding to children’s holiday hunger

Stephanie Denning from the University of Bristol shares her experience of managing a volunteer-run charity project to research what motivates people to volunteer Continue reading

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Governance round-up: December 2017

A look back at the big governance-related events of 2017. We also have the latest from the Charity Commission, a new podcast, events, and more Continue reading

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