Macmillan remains top charity brand in YouGov study

Major charities’ brand images may have turned around in the past 12 months after a challenging few years, according to a public polling firm

People’s Postcode Lottery invites funding applications

Community projects across Great Britain can apply for a share of over £4m raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery

Charities to share in £1.25m raised through Will Aid scheme

Will Aid 2016 saw more than 1,000 solicitor branches nationwide volunteer their time and waiving their fees to write almost 13,000 wills for people in exchange for voluntary donations

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Regulator announces new and updated rulebooks for face-to-face fundraisers

A new rulebook for private site fundraising has been introduced by the Fundraising Regulator, and existing rulebooks for street and door-to-door fundraising have been updated

BLOG: 20 years of hitting the giving target

Dame Stephanie Shirley on how the Shirley Foundation has developed over 20 years

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust names new chief executive

The appointment is effective from 4 September

Garden Bridge Trust announces closure of project

In a statement, the trust announced that the project would be unable to continue due to a lack of support from the Mayor of London

Diversification and income
Quilter Cheviot's head of charities William Reid talks about the role of diversification across charities' investments and income streams.

BLOG: Leadership needs to be a balance of persuasion and empowerment

Departing CEO Sarah Talbot-Williams reflects on eight years leading Above & Beyond

Study finds gaps in availability of accountancy and support services for small charities

There is a major gap between small charities’ need for accountancy support services and the capacity of providers in the space, a new study shows

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Power to the regions

Devolution has the potential to benefit charities and their service users, but a good outcome for the sector is not guaranteed

Making contact(less)

Contactless payment is the norm for many face-to-face transactions, but not yet for donations. The technology is on the rise, however, with implications for fundraising

Taking cover

The new Insurance Act seeks to create a fairer balance between insurers and policyholders. Charity Times covers the changes

The perfect match

Corporate partnerships can offer a wealth of benefits but how do you make sure you find the right company for your organisation?

Sharing the burden

Outsourcing back office functions can be a cost saving move for charities looking to make funds stretch further, but it is not for everyone

Knowledge is power

Charities could be sitting on a potential treasure trove in the data they hold on supporters and data generated by their operations, but very few have the in-house capability to make the most of it

Raising the bar

Media coverage in 2015 made for uncomfortable reading for fundraisers. What steps has the sector taken to adjust practices and approaches in the wake of such an awful year?

Costly promises

Charities face a range of challenges in meeting their retirement income obligations to employees past and present

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