Rebecca Cooney

Tearfund signed new non-disclosure agreement on same day it pledged to stop using them

Tearfund signed new non-disclosure agreement on same day it pledged to stop using them

The development charity says the new NDA is to protect the identity of a survivor of a safeguarding incident

CIoF admits it was 'not clear enough' about outcome of investigation into former chief executive

CIoF admits it was 'not clear enough' about outcome of investigation into former chief executive

The consultancy Tell Jane had looked into allegations that Peter Lewis had failed to investigate a claim of sexual assault

CIoF apologises for failing to contact witnesses before publication of report into handling of sexual misconduct claims

CIoF apologises for failing to contact witnesses before publication of report into handling of sexual misconduct claims

The apology came after the consultancy which conducted the investigation denied promising to communicate the results with witnesses and survivors

'Disgusted' CIoF committee chair quits over its handling of sexual misconduct claims

'Disgusted' CIoF committee chair quits over its handling of sexual misconduct claims

It comes after an independent report cleared the institute's former chief executive of any wrongdoing over claims that he was told about a sexual assault at one of its events but failed to act

Former CIoF chief cleared of wrongdoing over claims he failed to act on sexual harassment complaint

Former CIoF chief cleared of wrongdoing over claims he failed to act on sexual harassment complaint

An independent investigation into the actions of Peter Lewis was launched after allegations were made on social media in March

Curtain down: how the arts and heritage sector survived Covid-19

Curtain down: how the arts and heritage sector survived Covid-19

Rebecca Cooney explores the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on arts, culture, heritage and science charities This analysis is available to subscribers of The Knowledge

Does the charity sector need a bullying and discrimination ombudsman?

Does the charity sector need a bullying and discrimination ombudsman?

Many bullying, discrimination and harassment cases fall outside the Charity Commission’s remit - Rebecca Cooney asks whether another body could help

Save the Children having a 'very live' conversation about its name, fundraising director reveals

Save the Children having a 'very live' conversation about its name, fundraising director reveals

Gemma Sherrington was speaking at a session of Third Sector's Fundraising Conference about the end of the 'saviour' narrative within charity

Clic Sargent to change its name

Clic Sargent to change its name

The charity says its existing brand has been holding it back

Tributes paid after 'one of the greatest figures in fundraising' dies aged 72

Tributes paid after 'one of the greatest figures in fundraising' dies aged 72

Simone Joyaux died three days after suffering a stroke

Flexible funding – the evolution of trusts and foundations through Covid-19

Flexible funding – the evolution of trusts and foundations through Covid-19

Despite gloomy forecasts of trust and foundation depletion, funding from organisations such as Comic Relief might not only be holding up, but changing for the better. Rebecca Cooney reports

Isolation at the top: How chairs pulled out all the stops during the pandemic

Isolation at the top: How chairs pulled out all the stops during the pandemic

A new report from the Association of Chairs found chairs are putting in longer hours to help their charities manage the Covid-19 crisis, and are more connected than ever – but they desperately need support

History is complicated – and charities have never been an 'antidote to politics'

History is complicated – and charities have never been an 'antidote to politics'

Last year a National Trust report into slavery and colonialism caused a furore, and claims that charities should stay out of politics – but, as Rebecca Cooney finds out, that has never been an option