Oxfam spent too much time focussing on what it aims to achieve rather than how it’s done, a scathing report into the charity has revealed.
An interim review into the charity, published by an independent commission, claimed the way 'power is managed' and trust is ‘earned and kept’ within the organisation has been at the expense of Oxfam’s staff and the communities they serve.
Your role will be to lead and guide your management team and these services so that they adapt and develop in response to current need, best practice in service provision, and are able to meet the challenges to financial sustainability presented by the external environment. At the same time you will be open to the development of new services.
War on Want is seeking an experienced financial professional to become a Trustee and join the Council of Management in providing financial oversight and advice in the role of a voluntary Treasurer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced finance or auditing professional to participate in a dynamic and passionate team.
We are looking to appoint two new trustees to support the continuous development of the Chartered Certified Accountants’ Benevolent Fund. Our mission is to ‘provide timely and appropriate support to members and their families who face hardship or need at any time’.
What are the good and bad practices when it comes to the ‘stewardship’ of your assets and how can a charity identify ‘greenwashing’? Asset managers have to step up their reporting of ESG issues, particularly around climate change, and clients need to hold their asset managers firmly to account, says Paul Fairbrother.
Charities face a financially challenging year ahead as a result of Brexit uncertainty, tight government budgets and a slow economy, the NCVO has warned.
According to the membership body’s annual PEST analysis, Road Ahead, charities are cautioned to be aware that a weak pound, high inflation and declining investment in the UK leave the economy ‘fragile’.
The past few years have proven to be a huge challenge for fundraisers, who have had to work against a backdrop of media scrutiny and greater competition. Will 2019 be any lighter on the chaos? Becky Slack explores.
The 2018 Charity Times Annual Conference set out to provide delegates with insights into how key decision makers can work to lead their charities through difficult times, whilst taking the opportunities that present themselves.
The ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attack this May brought cybercrime into the limelight, affecting thousands of organisations. As a result of the attack, the Charity Commission said the third sector had to do more to protect itself. What more can charities do?
Charity Investment Conference in association with GAM Event Date: 29 November 2018 - 1pm-5pm Royal Institution, 21 Albemarle St, Mayfair, London, W1S 4BSFor booking and enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org