Emily Burt

Sector must tackle problems faced by charities in poorer regions, says NPC chief

Sector must tackle problems faced by charities in poorer regions, says NPC chief

Addressing the think tank's annual conference, Dan Corry says charities in deprived areas are less likely to thrive than those in more affluent parts of the UK

Work together beyond 'suspending mutual loathing for financial gain', BRC chief warns charities

Work together beyond 'suspending mutual loathing for financial gain', BRC chief warns charities

In the keynote speech at NPC's 2019 annual conference, Mike Adamson of the British Red Cross says collaboration is the only way charities will meet ambitious missions

Number of regular givers to group of major charities fell by 174,000 last year

Number of regular givers to group of major charities fell by 174,000 last year

The 2019 Charity Benchmarks Report says that, in the year to the end of March, the number giving to 21 charities fell to about 1.6 million

Fixers trustees 'working to find suitable home' for digital archive

Fixers trustees 'working to find suitable home' for digital archive

The charity, which is winding down because of insufficient funding, says it is exploring multiple options

Charity supporters register 'deep concern' over content archive of youth charity Fixers

Charity supporters register 'deep concern' over content archive of youth charity Fixers

The charity will close its doors at the end of the month, with current and ex-members of staff concerned about plans for its digital content bank

Refuge secures domestic violence helpline grant ahead of former partner Women's Aid

Refuge secures domestic violence helpline grant ahead of former partner Women's Aid

The two charities have run the helpline in partnership for a number of years, but decided to independently bid for the £1.2m grant

Why we're proud to make money from LGBT+ Pride

Why we're proud to make money from LGBT+ Pride

Corporate involvement in LGBT+ Pride month is a contentious issue but, for small LGBT+ charities, partnerships with big companies go far beyond rainbow-branded products

NSPCC saw almost 200 cancelled donations in week of Munroe Bergdorf row

NSPCC saw almost 200 cancelled donations in week of Munroe Bergdorf row

Charity says it does not know how many cancellations were in connection to the relationship with Bergdorf

Sector must be accountable for crises, says Save the Children comms director

Sector must be accountable for crises, says Save the Children comms director

Kirsten Walkom tells a crisis communications conference that too many people working for large charities believe their larger mission excuses damaging behaviour

Greenpeace condemns MP for manhandling climate activist during peaceful protest

Greenpeace condemns MP for manhandling climate activist during peaceful protest

Video footage from a black-tie dinner shows Foreign Office minister Mark Field grabbing a female climate activist by the neck and forcibly removing her from the room

Oxfam case 'reflects badly on the Charity Commission too', says #AidToo activist

Oxfam case 'reflects badly on the Charity Commission too', says #AidToo activist

Shaista Aziz, co-founder of the feminist advocacy group NGO Safe Space, says the regulator needs to ask itself why the scandal took so long to investigate

NSPCC faces backlash after cutting ties with transgender activist

NSPCC faces backlash after cutting ties with transgender activist

The children's charity made the move only days after announcing Munroe Bergdorf as the new ambassador for its Childline service

Build skills and CV development into volunteering to attract young people, YouGov says

Build skills and CV development into volunteering to attract young people, YouGov says

18 to 24-year-olds represent major hub of 'untapped potential', with more than half interested in volunteering opportunities, YouGov's Ben Glanville tells Third Sector's Charity Leaders' Forum

Think beyond just generating income, Children's Society director tells charities

Think beyond just generating income, Children's Society director tells charities

Joe Jenkins says at Third Sector's Charity Leaders's Forum that doubling down on the usual fundraising methods will not be sustainable in future

Brexit is 'a huge opportunity' for charities, says charity chief turned MEP

Brexit is 'a huge opportunity' for charities, says charity chief turned MEP

Brexit Party MEP Matthew Patten urges the sector to 'shape the social fabric of Britain' after the country leaves the European Union

Third Sector study shows first dip in charitable giving since 2016

Third Sector study shows first dip in charitable giving since 2016

Donating Trends in the UK 2019 says 77% of respondents gave to charity in the past year, compared with 81-82% in the year before that, the first fall since the report was first published in 2016

Sexual health charity the FPA to go into voluntary liquidation

Sexual health charity the FPA to go into voluntary liquidation

The charity's 25 staff are at risk of redundancy, although it is hoped alternative providers for its projects can be found