Rebecca Cooney

Macmillan to make more than 300 redundancies

Macmillan to make more than 300 redundancies

The charity says the coronavirus pandemic will reduce fundraised income by £175m by 2022

National Emergencies Trust gives £1.5m each to three charities working with Covid-19 at-risk groups

National Emergencies Trust gives £1.5m each to three charities working with Covid-19 at-risk groups

The three organisations are all supporting people who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic

Charities will need new ways of asking for donations, fundraisers told

Charities will need new ways of asking for donations, fundraisers told

Delegates at a webinar on planning for the future hear that charities will need to show they are sympathetic to donors' financial struggles

Mencap faces £30k loss after mistakenly 'refunding' shop customer £90k

Mencap faces £30k loss after mistakenly 'refunding' shop customer £90k

The customer has been given a suspended prison sentence for trying to keep the funds

Age UK broke fundraising code, regulator rules

Age UK broke fundraising code, regulator rules

The charity 'failed to take reasonable steps' to ensure the National Door to Door Company stopped delivering donation collection bags to complainant, the Fundraising Regulator concludes

Hand grenade found among donations to Oxfam store

Hand grenade found among donations to Oxfam store

The ordnance sat in the shop in Otley for three days before being discovered because of coronavirus quarantine measures

Dyslexia charity unveils new chief executive

Dyslexia charity unveils new chief executive

Nick Posford joins the British Dyslexia Association from the charity CICRA, which supports children with inflammatory bowel disease

Alzheimer's charity appoints new research head

Alzheimer's charity appoints new research head

Dr Susan Kohlhaas joins Alzheimer's Research UK from the MS Society

Major charities sue disgraced former solicitor over legacy gift

Major charities sue disgraced former solicitor over legacy gift

The four organisations allege funds stolen by Linda Box include money left to them in a legacy

Shaw Trust to add more than 600 new jobs

Shaw Trust to add more than 600 new jobs

The charity is targeting candidates with experience in the hospitality, retail and other customer-focused sectors to meet help meet rising demand for its services

Government has given sector 'loose change at the bottom of the pocket', shadow minister says

Government has given sector 'loose change at the bottom of the pocket', shadow minister says

Rachael Maskell MP also says there has been a 'servant-master' relationship between charities and the Conservative government

Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation reveals next chief executive

Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation reveals next chief executive

Current chief Kay Boycott will leave the partnership – formed by the merger of the two respiratory health charities in January – at the end of this year

Cheers and jeers for the National Trust after it reveals slavery links

Cheers and jeers for the National Trust after it reveals slavery links

The charity published a list of objects it cares for and how they are related to the slave trade

Government opens £3.3m fund to support babies from deprived backgrounds

Government opens £3.3m fund to support babies from deprived backgrounds

The Department of Health and Social Care-backed scheme offers grants of between £200,000 and £510,000 over the next three years

Fundraising must be prepared to reinvent itself to avoid perpetuating injustices, report suggests

Fundraising must be prepared to reinvent itself to avoid perpetuating injustices, report suggests

A discussion paper from the think tank Rogare says common ground can be found between different approaches to fundraising

Government invites arts charities to apply for sustainability loans

Government invites arts charities to apply for sustainability loans

The £270m scheme offers loans of £3m or more that are repayable over 20 years with an initial four-year repayment holiday