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Third Sector Awards 2019: Charity of the Year - The Safer Living Foundation

This prestigious award goes to the charity or voluntary sector organisation that has had a truly exceptional year and whose recent achievements have attracted the admiration of the sector

Peter Stanford: I rolled my eyes, but now I say 'hurrah for the GDPR'

All the hard work it required to get up to speed on the new data law was worth it because of one extraordinary bonus...

Time to pay trustees

There have been calls for charities to pay board members to improve both diversity and professionalism in the sector. Liam Kay reports

Kate Sayer: Chairs, make sure you get all the financial information

As my experiences have shown, you run the risk of being seriously misled if you don't

Craig Dearden-Phillips: The charity sector needs a period of glasnost

Openness is the key to rebuilding trust or we will continue to see a decline in the proportion of people donating

Peter Stanford: Does the charity sector need a revolution?

There is a lot to be said for radical change, but opting for evolution instead can have greater benefits