Rebecca Cooney

Labour MP condemns firm selling 'Presidents Club' clothing

Labour MP condemns firm selling 'Presidents Club' clothing

Dawn Butler, shadow women and equalities secretary, says the clothing company is 'trying to trade off' misogynistic behaviour

Lloyds Bank Foundation awards £2.5m to criminal justice charities

Lloyds Bank Foundation awards £2.5m to criminal justice charities

Spread across three years, the funding has gone to small organisations that are working to improve policy and practice

Case for a second London Marathon 'stronger than ever', says think tank

Case for a second London Marathon 'stronger than ever', says think tank

But marathon organisers say putting the same event on twice would significantly reduce the fundraising benefits for both

Aviva Community Fund 2020 offering charities a share of £1m

Aviva Community Fund 2020 offering charities a share of £1m

Applications are open for projects that promote community resilience or improve financial capability and inclusion

In-memory donors three times more likely to leave legacies to the same charity

In-memory donors three times more likely to leave legacies to the same charity

A Legacy Foresight study says donations given in memory of loved ones are a good indicator that someone will leave a legacy gift

Scottish Christian charity must pay more than £100k after tribunal ruling

Scottish Christian charity must pay more than £100k after tribunal ruling

Arbroath Town Mission was ruled to have unfairly dismissed former centre manager Wilma Swankie, who was awarded almost £20,000 in lost earnings and compensation, with the charity paying legal costs

£100m available from foundation established by investment billionaire

£100m available from foundation established by investment billionaire

Peter Hargreaves and his family have launched the Hargreaves Foundation, which will be funded through a transfer of shares from the online investment platform he co-founded

Priest 'put charity at risk' by fundraising to pay Islamic State hostage ransoms, regulator finds

Priest 'put charity at risk' by fundraising to pay Islamic State hostage ransoms, regulator finds

The Charity Commission has published its report on the Christian aid charity the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East, which was founded by Canon Andrew White

Trustees used charitable funds to go on holiday, regulator finds

Trustees used charitable funds to go on holiday, regulator finds

Two trustees for an animal rescue charity were disqualified by the regulator after more than £300,000 of charitable funds could not be accounted for

Official information on royal patronages 'inconsistent and very confusing', research concludes

Official information on royal patronages 'inconsistent and very confusing', research concludes

The lack of accurate information from Buckingham Palace means figures in the press about the number of charities for which the royals are patrons are 'almost certainly wrong', says Giving Evidence

'Exciting times ahead' says Amanda Bringans as she prepares to step down as IoF chair

'Exciting times ahead' says Amanda Bringans as she prepares to step down as IoF chair

Bringans will complete her maximum three-year term as chair in July

Charities have become more ethical in the use of donors' data, says Information Commissioner

Charities have become more ethical in the use of donors' data, says Information Commissioner

Elizabeth Denham says the sector is taking data protection seriously and there has been a 'really good conversation' between charities and regulators on the matter

Almost two-thirds of charities 'failing to comply with fundraising reporting law'

Almost two-thirds of charities 'failing to comply with fundraising reporting law'

Research by the Fundraising Regulator finds that 60 per cent of those that spend more than £100k on fundraising are failing to explain their practices properly in their annual reports

UK fundraising 'in the stone age' compared with the US, major philanthropist claims

UK fundraising 'in the stone age' compared with the US, major philanthropist claims

Sir Peter Lampl says that if people in the UK gave at the same rate as those in the US, it would generate an extra £45bn for charities

Prince Charles becomes International Rescue Committee's first UK patron

Prince Charles becomes International Rescue Committee's first UK patron

The Prince of Wales has previously visited one of the charity's projects in Berlin

Information Commissioner's Office consults on draft direct marketing code

Information Commissioner's Office consults on draft direct marketing code

The consultation opened today and will run until 4 March

RSPCA and union unable to agree date for talks to avert possible industrial action

RSPCA and union unable to agree date for talks to avert possible industrial action

The animal charity has been at loggerheads with Unite the Union over plans to introduce a new performance-related pay scheme