Susannah Birkwood

Reporter

A fifth of new CRUK supporters have opted to receive direct mail

A fifth of new CRUK supporters have opted to receive direct mail

Since April last year, the cancer charity has been asking new supporters if they want to opt in to receiving direct mail and telephone communications

Fundraising Regulator in interim agreement with Northern Ireland

Fundraising Regulator in interim agreement with Northern Ireland

It will field complaints about charities there while the working group on Northern Irish regulation carries out more detailed consultation

Richard Newton first board member for Wales at the Fundraising Regulator

Richard Newton first board member for Wales at the Fundraising Regulator

The fundraising consultant fills one of the spaces vacated by the resignations of chair George Kidd and John Stoker

RSPCA and British Heart Foundation will not appeal data fines

RSPCA and British Heart Foundation will not appeal data fines

Both charities have paid smaller fines for swift payment, having been found by the Information Commissioner's Office to have broken the Data Protection Act

Data swapping scheme used by charities that were fined by the ICO has closed

Data swapping scheme used by charities that were fined by the ICO has closed

The scheme was used by the RSPCA and the British Heart Foundation, both of which were fined by the Information Commissioner's Office for breaking the Data Protection Act

Membership of women's section of British Legion 'down by half'

Membership of women's section of British Legion 'down by half'

A report in the Daily Mail says 16,000 women have left the organisation in protest at the absorption of the women's sections into the main charity

Hospice UK chief executive denies blame for fundraising travails of rival

Hospice UK chief executive denies blame for fundraising travails of rival

Tracey Bleakely says she completely rejects Hospice Aid UK's 'attempt to hold us responsible for problems we had no part in'

Charity Commission refers Hospice Aid UK case to Fundraising Regulator

Charity Commission refers Hospice Aid UK case to Fundraising Regulator

The commission opened a statutory inquiry into the charity two years ago after it emerged that a contract with a fundraising agency allowed only 6 per cent of donations to go to the end cause

Wellcome Trust is second-biggest grant-maker in the world - again

Wellcome Trust is second-biggest grant-maker in the world - again

The City AM World Charity Index says the trust, which gave away £606m of charitable grants in 2015, was behind only the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Flying the flag for opting in

Flying the flag for opting in

The RNLI's bold move to opt-in-only communications has generated positive results