Rebecca Cooney

NCVO upholds 'a number' of complaints relating to harassment, victimisation and race discrimination

NCVO upholds 'a number' of complaints relating to harassment, victimisation and race discrimination

The umbrella body says it examined 10 complaints and was following 'internal disciplinary procedures' where they had been upheld

Charity accused of endangering employee by covertly contacting immigration authorities about him

Charity accused of endangering employee by covertly contacting immigration authorities about him

The former staff member was dismissed after the charity ruled his work permit was no longer valid in the country where he was based

CIoF amends disciplinary procedure to enable naming of sexual harassment perpetrators

CIoF amends disciplinary procedure to enable naming of sexual harassment perpetrators

The membership body says the matter was not covered in its previous policy, which resulted in it not naming a former fellow who had four complaints of sexual harassment upheld against him

UK could overhaul GDPR in post-Brexit review of privacy rules

UK could overhaul GDPR in post-Brexit review of privacy rules

Revised laws could involve “less box-ticking”, but fundraisers have warned charities need a robust data protection regime

CIoF complainant criticises ‘gaslighting’ investigation

CIoF complainant criticises ‘gaslighting’ investigation

Fundraising consultant Beth Upton said significant elements of her evidence had been overlooked by the membership body

Tell Jane to end relationship with CIoF

Tell Jane to end relationship with CIoF

The HR consultancy will no longer carry out investigations on behalf of the CIoF or run its confidential reporting helpline

CIoF upholds four allegations of sexual harassment against Fellow

CIoF upholds four allegations of sexual harassment against Fellow

A summary report published by the CIoF board concluded there were “clear organisational and governance failings” in its culture and processes, and apologised to survivors

Marathon postponement announcement sparks complaints

Marathon postponement announcement sparks complaints

After it was announced that the 2022 London Marathon will be postponed, Rebecca Cooney finds out why some charities are hitting the wall with the iconic event

Telethons without TV: Why the internet is the future of broadcast fundraising

Telethons without TV: Why the internet is the future of broadcast fundraising

As totals raised by telethons continue to fall, what can charities learn from an online fundraiser in 2017?

Fundraiser to buy RNLI hovercraft named after Nigel Farage passes £100,000 goal

Fundraiser to buy RNLI hovercraft named after Nigel Farage passes £100,000 goal

But the person who set up the crowdfunding page says it might not be appropriate to name any vessel after the right-wing figure

NCVO appoints consultancy to carry out formal governance review

NCVO appoints consultancy to carry out formal governance review

The umbrella body says Campbell Tickell will examine matters including whether its governance structures are fit for purpose

Regulator seeks to understand 'significant increase' in fundraising complaints

Regulator seeks to understand 'significant increase' in fundraising complaints

The Fundraising Regulator says it is looking into why the number of complaints it has received has jumped in recent months compared with the same period pre-pandemic

Is the charity sector facing a leadership exodus?

Is the charity sector facing a leadership exodus?

In the past year many charity leaders have unexpectedly left the sector or made surprising sideways moves. Rebecca Cooney asks the experts whether the pandemic has triggered a brain drain

Aid sector has not done enough to tackle historical links to colonialism, academic warns

Aid sector has not done enough to tackle historical links to colonialism, academic warns

Decolonisation expert Khadijah Diskin says if charities do not acknowledge their histories they are likely to be repeated

Can the Chartered Institute of Fundraising win back its members’ trust?

Can the Chartered Institute of Fundraising win back its members’ trust?

The membership body has been repeatedly criticised over its handling of allegations of sexual misconduct. Rebecca Cooney finds out how it can repair the relationship with members

Nancy Kelley: 'As an organisation we have lived through this before'

Nancy Kelley: 'As an organisation we have lived through this before'

After a testing first year, Rebecca Cooney speaks to Nancy Kelley, chief executive of Stonewall, about why change can be the best way to honour a charity’s roots

Small Charities Coalition chief executive announces plans to leave

Small Charities Coalition chief executive announces plans to leave

Rita Chadha says she wants to return to a more frontline role after two years in the position