Rebecca Cooney

New chief executive at leprosy charity

New chief executive at leprosy charity

Jimmy Innes will join Lepra next month from the top job at the disability rights and development charity ADD International

Castle trustees face mutiny after alleged unfair dismissal of CEO and 'poor handling' of racist incident

Castle trustees face mutiny after alleged unfair dismissal of CEO and 'poor handling' of racist incident

A group of staff has called for the mass resignation of the trustees of the Nottingham Castle Trust

Now trending: how the British  Red Cross won TikTok

Now trending: how the British Red Cross won TikTok

What charities can learn from one of the unlikely stars of the video app beloved by Generation Z

Everyone In: How a national campaign put a foot in the door of tackling homelessness

Everyone In: How a national campaign put a foot in the door of tackling homelessness

Was the Everyone In scheme a watershed moment in tackling homelessness – or a wasted opportunity?

Analysis: the 'anti-CSR' closure of Virgin Money Giving

Analysis: the 'anti-CSR' closure of Virgin Money Giving

Rebecca Cooney explores how the loss of the major online fundraising platform will affect charities

The fundraising climate challenge

The fundraising climate challenge

As charities come under increasing pressure to demonstrate their eco-credentials, how are the sector’s financial engines converting to greener, cleaner fuel?

Save the Children UK chief rules out name change

Save the Children UK chief rules out name change

Its fundraising director had previously said the charity was having 'a very live conversation' about its name but that will not lead to a rebrand, says new chief executive Gwen Hines

Alzheimer's Research UK raises £33.8m despite the pandemic

Alzheimer's Research UK raises £33.8m despite the pandemic

Despite a fall in income since last year, the charity says it did better than 'seemed possible' at the beginning of 2020/21

Almost £20m marathon funds raised through Virgin Money Giving following record week

Almost £20m marathon funds raised through Virgin Money Giving following record week

Virgin Money Giving announced today that runners using its platform to collect sponsorship had raised record amounts in yesterday's race

Working group launches charter to combat racism in the violence against women sector

Working group launches charter to combat racism in the violence against women sector

The group says work to tackle racism in the violence against women and girls sector is long overdue

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