Greene King raises £3m for Macmillan

The figure comes five years into a partnership between the organisations

Brexit to hit funding, charity leaders say

However, most respondents to research by charity think tank NPC expected leaving the EU will have either no or a neutral effect on demand for services and community cohesion

Small Charities Coalition names new CEO

John Barrett is stepping down after having been acting CEO, then CEO since 2014

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Homelessness membership charity launches £4.5m social investment fund

The fund is open to charities and social enterprises across England working to reduce homelessness

DB pension deficits in 82% of top 40 charities, study finds

A report by Hymans Robertson found pension schemes of the top 40 charities in England and Wales by income have an average funding level of 86 per cent

Church Commissioners announce strong investment performance

The Church Commissioners for England have announced a total return on investments of 17.1 per cent in 2016, with investable assets growing to around £7.9bn

Greenpeace threatens legal action over election spending rules

Greenpeace has warned it could launch legal action over the Electoral Commission's application of lobbying rules in the lead up to the general election

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

Sue Ryder joins Hospice Quality Partnership

Partners work together to share procurement to reduce cost; share data for business transformation, and work together to develop revenue generating activities

Charity Commission names new chief executive

New chief executive joins the commission on 18 July

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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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