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Former UK PM Weighs in on ‘Desirability’ of Charity Mergers

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 12th November 2015 -  Former UK Conservative prime minister, Sir John Major, has warned Britain that it needs a reality check when it comes to the charity sector but the call for more mergers may not be the…

New Charity Watchdog Bites in UK

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 8th October 2015 -  The UK Government has begun a crackdown on unethical charity fundraising and established a controversial new watchdog with regulatory “bite”. The UK’s Minister…

Top Women Win Charlie Perkins Scholarships

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 2nd September 2014 -  Three inspiring Indigenous Australians will undertake study at two of the world’s most prestigious Universities after receiving the Charlie Perkins Scholarship in Canberra.…

UK Charity Fraudster Jailed

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 22nd January 2014 -  A former UK Magistrate and Bishop has been sentenced to two years jail on fraud charges after an investigation by the UK Charity Commission – the charity regulator for England…

UK Charity Bank No Longer a Charity

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th June 2013 -  The UK Charity Bank – the only operational bank with charitable status – has ceased to be a charity after moves by that country’s national regulator. The UK Charity…

Syria Crisis Reveals Rise in Digital Giving

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 23rd April 2013 - 
Picture: www.dec.org.uk More than half the money donated directly to the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) for the Syria Crisis Appeal has come via digital sources delivering…

NFP ‘The Conversation’ to Launch Overseas

Staff Reporter, Monday, 25th March 2013 -  Melbourne-based Not for Profit online information service, The Conversation, is to open its doors in the United Kingdom, editor Andrew Jaspan has announced. Based at City University,…

Global Poverty is Shrinking: Study

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 20th March 2013 -  Global poverty is declining and may be eradicated altogether in some countries in the next 20 years, a new study by the University of Oxford has found. This article was first published

Shared Measurement Still Not ‘Common’ for NFPs – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 14th March 2013 -  There is a way to go before shared measurement becomes common practice in the charitable sector according to a new UK report by Not for Profit consultant New Philanthropy Capital (NPC).…

New Survey Reveals Why the Rich Give

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 28th February 2013 -  Wealthy donors reveal that evidence of the impact a charity makes and a personal connection to a cause are the biggest influences when it comes to giving to charity. A…


Retail Investors Offered UK Social Investment Bonds

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th February 2013 -  In the UK, individual investors are being offered the chance to make a responsible investment via a Social Impact Bond – the first time individuals have been able to become involved…


Charities Need Better Collaboration for Impact – Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th January 2013 -  A new UK report by New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) and Impetus Trust has found many charities are not prepared for the challenges that accompany partnerships resulting in collaborations…
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