Best of the blogs: the 2012 Budget, technology that supports donors and preparing for mergers

Your round-up of charity-related debate this week

Best of the blogs
Best of the blogs

Sir Stephen Bubb wonders what the Treasury was thinking with the Budget when it made the very sensible decision to cap tax allowances for the very rich but did not exempt Gift Aid and other charity donations from the cap. 

Read Bubb’s blog

The Budget means that the needs of the people charities try to serve will continue to grow, while the resources charities have from public sources will continue to diminish, says Dan Corry, chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital.

Read Corry’s blog

Charities must be trusted to protect data and use technology in the best way to support their donors and service users, says Dan Sutch, head of development research at the Nominet Trust.

Read Sutch’s blog

Kirsty Kitchen, senior consultant at Amazon PR, explains how to use communications to prepare for, implement and cement charity mergers.

Read Kitchen’s blog

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