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Trustee says she was ‘morally right’ to pay herself £31,000

The founding trustee of a breast cancer charity warned by the Charity Commission after she was paid £31,000 says she was ‘morally right’ to accept payment for her work on the charity’s helpline. Wendy Watson, who founded...

4 easy ways for fundraisers to improve how they engage celebrities

4 easy ways for fundraisers to improve how they engage celebrities In an interview with Donorfy, the cloud-based fundraising CRM, athlete Sally Gunnell OBE shared several ways that charity fundraisers can better engage with celebrities to...

RNIB makes Sally Harvey permanent chief executive

Sally Harvey, chief executive, RNIB RNIB has announced that its acting chief executive, Sally Harvey, has been appointed on a permanent basis. Harvey has been RNIB’s acting chief executive since October 2016, following the retirement of Lesley-Anne Alexander, and has...

Documentary on Social Impact Bonds to premiere in May

Documentary on Social Impact Bonds to premiere in May Fundraising UK Ltd April 16, 2018 8:34 am April 16, 2018 7:50 am The Invisible Heart, believed by the makers to be...

GoFundMe launches charity fundraising in the UK

Digital giving platform GoFundMe has opened up to charity fundraising in the UK and introduced the ability to claim Gift Aid on donations made via the platform, in a statement that directly attacked rival platform JustGiving over...

Over 5,000 sign petition urging government to foot £400m back-pay bill

More than 5,000 people have signed a petition by Mencap calling on the government to pay an estimated £400m back-pay bill as negotiations with ministers continue. Last week, the government agreed to suspend enforcement action...

Who’s Moving: Cancer Research UK, Myeloma UK, Children and the Arts and more

Hussam Otaibi, new chair of Children and the Arts Our weekly summary of the latest movers in the charity sector. Chief executive Blood cancer charity Myeloma UK has appointed Rosemarie Finley as its new chief executive. She...

easyJet releases charity album of sleep-inducing jet engine noise

easyJet releases charity album of sleep-inducing jet engine noise ...

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