PhonepayPlus today becomes the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA), the UK regulator for content goods and services charged to a phone bill.
Charity umbrella bodies have warned that the relationship between the sector and government has become strained, in submissions to the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities.
Just a reminder that our competition closes at the end of October so make sure you enter for your chance to win your Charity a FREE keyword.
In 2004 a book called The Wisdom of Crowds, by James Surowiecki was published. The premise running through it is that if you look at the averages across a number of individual viewpoints/guesses, you will tend to get pretty close to the ‘right’ answer.
The Charity Governance Awards are back for a second year with a larger prize pot and a new category.
£35,000 is available in total this year, and entry is now open with seven categories recognising outstanding governance, including the new category of ‘Embracing Digital’.
The Institute of Fundraising has launched Trustees and Fundraising: A practical handbook in partnership with NCVO, Charities Finance Group, and ACEVO.
I can’t believe the publication of the NCVO report on ‘Donor Consent’ has received so little attention. I can’t believe that I am alone in thinking that mandatory opt-in was a possibility.
Here are six of the fundraising events taking place during the month of October, from a feast in the dark for Fight for Sight, to Oxfam’s music festival, and the newly launched #BeBraveWithMe from Royal British Legion Industries.
Organisations that regulate fundraising need to move away from a ‘consumer protection ethos’ to ensure that charities can be more accountable to their beneficiaries, fundraising think tank Rogare has said in its evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities enquiry.
This week sees the publication of NCVO’s long awaited report, Charities’ relationships with donors: a vision of a better future. We welcome its publication, particularly its sensible focus on ‘consent’, its mission to deliver the single objective stated on its cover, ‘…recommendations on how to enable donors to give consent’ and the confirmation that, for the time being at least, charities will not be obliged to follow a system of securing consent via ‘opt-in’.