Andy Ricketts

Institute of Fundraising names next chair

Institute of Fundraising names next chair

The appointment is subject to the approval of members at the membership body's virtual annual general meeting on 6 July

Oxfam to start reopening English shops from 15 June

Oxfam to start reopening English shops from 15 June

The charity says it hopes to have as many as possible open by the end of July, but outlets in Wales and Scotland will remain closed

Three-quarters of charity data law incidents last year were ‘accidental’

Three-quarters of charity data law incidents last year were ‘accidental’

Analysis by the law firm JMW Solicitors shows only 24 per cent of the 447 breaches in the year to the end of March were 'cyber security incidents'

Andy Murray to feature in new charity tennis tournament

Andy Murray to feature in new charity tennis tournament

The Battle of the Brits event will raise at least £100,000 for NHS Charities Together

Peers to examine role played by charities in providing public services

Peers to examine role played by charities in providing public services

The House of Lords Select Committee on Public Services is calling for evidence from voluntary sector organisations for its inquiry

Hospice charity plans 'drive-through' shop donation point

Hospice charity plans 'drive-through' shop donation point

St Barnabas Hospice says it hopes the move will prevent its 26 stores from becoming inundated with donations once they start to reopen

Abandon 'racist power plays' that portray services users as victims, charities told

Abandon 'racist power plays' that portray services users as victims, charities told

The voluntary sector 'perpetuates social inequalities at the very same time as trying to undo them', says Gabby Edlin, founder of Bloody Good Period

Whistleblowing charity finds weak spots in charities' policies

Whistleblowing charity finds weak spots in charities' policies

A report by Protect says few charities monitor the risk of whistleblower victimisation through any aftercare process

Oxfam to withdraw from 18 countries and cut nearly 1,500 jobs

Oxfam to withdraw from 18 countries and cut nearly 1,500 jobs

The organisation says the impact of the coronavirus has forced it to speed up its ongoing plans to restructure

Applications for shares of £200m emergency support start on Friday, says NLCF

Applications for shares of £200m emergency support start on Friday, says NLCF

The DCMS says the National Lottery Community Fund will start accepting applications at 10am on 22 May

Record-breaking fundraiser Tom Moore to be knighted

Record-breaking fundraiser Tom Moore to be knighted

The Second World War veteran gained national fame by raising almost £33m for NHS charities

Fundraisers have key role after coronavirus, says CAF policy head

Fundraisers have key role after coronavirus, says CAF policy head

Rhodri Davies tells Third Sector's Fundraising Conference that charities might have to think in new ways and focus on new models of giving

Children's Society mourns trustee shot dead while shopping

Children's Society mourns trustee shot dead while shopping

Mark Russell, chief executive of the charity, says Aya Hachem was a 'truly remarkable woman'

Losses could force St John Ambulance into making 250 redundancies

Losses could force St John Ambulance into making 250 redundancies

The charity expects a loss of £25m this year and of £21m next year because income streams have dried up during the pandemic

Homelessness charities offered £6m in emergency grants

Homelessness charities offered £6m in emergency grants

Awards of up to £100,000 are available to organisations affected by the coronavirus outbreak

NET takes steps to ensure Covid-19 appeal money gets to BAME groups

NET takes steps to ensure Covid-19 appeal money gets to BAME groups

The measures include amending its allocation criteria

More giving to hospitals as support for animal and disability charities falls

More giving to hospitals as support for animal and disability charities falls

Polling by the Charities Aid Foundation finds that 35 per cent of those donating gave to hospitals and hospices, up from 22 per cent