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Charity calling: What's the outlook for telephone fundraising?

Charity calling: What's the outlook for telephone fundraising?

The sector receives £35m of its annual income from telephone fundraising, but there are signs that the method is increasingly unpopular with the public. Susannah Birkwood reports; and a practitioner tells his story

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Update: Vicky Browning on adverts that confuse commerce and charity

Update: Vicky Browning on adverts that confuse commerce and charity

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Gill Taylor: Sustainability should come before pay rises

Gill Taylor: Sustainability should come before pay rises

Jobs in the sector are on the rise; but charities must ask themselves if they can recruit staff with the skills and experience they need at the wages they are offering, writes our columnist

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Celia Richardson rounds up the biggest social enterprise news, including a water brand making waves

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Legal Update: Upper Tribunal rules against Jewish charity

Legal Update: Upper Tribunal rules against Jewish charity

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Analysis: Europe is still a minefield for international charities

Analysis: Europe is still a minefield for international charities

The complexity of cross-border transactions has not yet been overcome, finds Sam Burne James

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