Liam Kay

Large budgets not necessary for digital campaigns, says Make-a-Wish manager

Large budgets not necessary for digital campaigns, says Make-a-Wish manager

Rachael Job says campaigns can be effective with just a shoestring budget

Charities are 'not up to speed with the pace of change' in technology

Charities are 'not up to speed with the pace of change' in technology

Jo Barnett, executive director of Virgin Money Giving, tells Third Sector's Fundraising Conference the sector has not responded enough to where technology is heading

Drop your obsession with data, Gosh Children's Charity chief warns

Drop your obsession with data, Gosh Children's Charity chief warns

At Third Sector's Fundraising Conference, Louise Parkes says charities must find better ways to engage with their supporters

You don't need offices in London

You don't need offices in London

Most national charities continue to have head offices in the English capital. But, as Liam Kay discovers, there's a host of advantages to being located in other areas

Put storytelling 'front and centre' of mass-participation events, says Children in Need chief

Put storytelling 'front and centre' of mass-participation events, says Children in Need chief

Simon Antrobus tells Third Sector's Fundraising Conference it is this that drives engagement and support

Charity Commission advertises for two new board members

Charity Commission advertises for two new board members

Laurie Benson and Catherine Quinn will leave the board in November, when their terms come to an end

Wills notification service overhaul could leave charities with 'huge holes' in finances

Wills notification service overhaul could leave charities with 'huge holes' in finances

The warning is made by Fraser and Fraser after HM Courts & Tribunal Service announced the end of Smee & Ford's contract to provide the notification service

Report renews calls for extension of social value act

Report renews calls for extension of social value act

Social Enterprise UK research found that councils increasingly see social value as a key way to drive economic growth locally

Medical research charity lands £1bn from sale of royalties in cancer drug

Medical research charity lands £1bn from sale of royalties in cancer drug

LifeArc has sold its stake in pembrolizumab and will use the money to fund further research

Most charity staff are stressed at work, survey finds

Most charity staff are stressed at work, survey finds

More than 850 people from 238 charities responded, 80 per cent saying they have experienced workplace stress and more than 40 per cent of them saying their jobs are damaging their mental health

Trustee ordered to repay £200,000 to miners' charity

Trustee ordered to repay £200,000 to miners' charity

The Charity Commission has published a report on its nine-year-long inquiry into the Nottinghamshire Miners Home

Charity Bank lending up by 43 per cent in 2018

Charity Bank lending up by 43 per cent in 2018

The bank lent nearly £49m last year to charities and social enterprises, compared with £34.1m in 2017

Put needs of beneficiaries above your own views on Brexit, says CFG chief

Put needs of beneficiaries above your own views on Brexit, says CFG chief

Caron Bradshaw tells the Charity Finance Group's annual conference that charities should 'get our eyes out of the paperwork on Brexit'

Invest money in diversity, CFG conference told

Invest money in diversity, CFG conference told

Becca Bunce, co-director the IC Change Campaign, tells the Charity Finance Group's annual conference there must be space in budgets to address diversity

Oxford University to host new voluntary sector research centre

Oxford University to host new voluntary sector research centre

The Institute of Charity will carry out high-level academic research on charities in a purpose-built home in the city centre

Campaigning charities dominated by privileged people, new book claims

Campaigning charities dominated by privileged people, new book claims

The End of Aspiration, written by Duncan Exley, former director of the Equality Trust, says people from less privileged backgrounds can be 'crowded out'

Charity legacy income growth continues to slow

Charity legacy income growth continues to slow

Falling house prices are a major factor, says Legacy Foresight

Acevo commits to diversity targets for staff and trustees

Acevo commits to diversity targets for staff and trustees

The charity leaders body says that, by 2024, 40 per cent of its staff and trustees will be from BAME backgrounds and 20 per cent will have disabilities

Yorkshire Waterways Museum to close as parent charity goes into liquidation

Yorkshire Waterways Museum to close as parent charity goes into liquidation

The Sobriety Project and all its projects will close on 15 May after public funding cuts in Humberside meant it was unable to cover its costs

Christian charity pays more than half its staff over £60k

Christian charity pays more than half its staff over £60k

The Bible and Gospel Trust, which also spent almost £280,000 on 'other' governance costs, is being looked into by the Charity Commission over a separate governance issue