Fundraising Regulator New Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator has published the new Code of Fundraising Practice due to come into effect in October 2019. The changes are designed to make it easier for fundraisers, charities and…

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Scheme launches to improve data skills for small charities

Superhighways has linked up with organisations including DataKind UK to offer small charities a greater understanding of how they can use data. An initiative is launching to help small charities…

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Charity Digital Skills Report 2019

The new Charity Digital Skills report 2019 is now available. The report reveals the temperature of the charity sector and, more specifically, how it’s using digital. The report – produced…

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New Code of Fundraising Practice

The Fundraising Regulator has launched a new Code of Fundraising Practice which comes into effect in October 2019. The changes are designed to make it easier for fundraisers, charities and third-party organisations…

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Free guide to improve trustee recruitment

Getting on Board has launched the downloadable guide to help charities improve the diversity and skills of their trustee boards. A free guide has been made available online to help…

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NCSC launches cyber security toolkit for charity boards

The National Cyber Security Centre’s latest roundtable event highlighted its new toolkit for boards – a manual for charities to develop their cyber security strategies and create the right dialogue…

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New guide to supporting older volunteers

A new online guide has been released to help charities support age-friendly and inclusive volunteering. The Centre for Ageing Better’s Age-Friendly and Inclusive Volunteering guide sets out key principles to avoid…

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New web app helps people find mental health services

The Hub of Hope is a first of its kind, national mental health database which brings together organisations and charities, large and small, from across the country who offer mental…

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Charity Commission alert on cyber crime

Cyber crime has a number of definitions but will usually involve attacks on, or through, computer systems and networks. It often includes theft of data or disruption of systems to…

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Helping your charity track its digital progress

People’s expectations of how easy it is to interact with organisations digitally are increasing all the time, and this applies to charities as much as any other organisations. We expect…

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10 tips to help your project reduce loneliness

NPC (New Philanthropy Capital) has published a resource for grant holders of the Building Connections fund which can be used widely for projects that are tackling loneliness.10 tips to help…

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Climate change for charity leaders outside the environmental sector – ACEVO blog

Jake Hayman, CEO of Ten Years’ Time, urges civil society leaders to respond to the climate crisis and shares actionable ideas to join the fight against climate change in a blog…

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Free mental health training for small charities

The mental health charity Mind has launched free online training for small and medium-sized charities to promote better mental health in the workplace. The Mental Health for Small Workplaces programme, which is…

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Inspiring Impact: new website offers free tools to help charities increase their impact

Thanks to National Lottery funding, the Inspiring Impact programme has launched a new website which will offer a suite of free how-to guides and self-assessment tools for small and medium…

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Innovation from all angles: new Charity Comms report

Why do we need to be innovative? How can innovation help charities? And what is innovation anyway? This report from Charity Comms focuses on charity communications, but in reality innovation…

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The best data resources for UK charities

Charity Digital News highlights some of the best resources for charities to start applying the power of data to their impact, fundraising and everyday operations… There’s a huge amount of buzz…

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Charities urged to take action to prevent cyber attacks

New statistics from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have shown an overall reduction in the percentage of businesses experiencing cyber attacks. However, of those that do experience attacks, the…

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New Trustee Recruitment Guide Launched

      Charity trustees are some of the most important people in a charity. They have the potential to enable a charity to thrive or bring its operations grinding to a…

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£1.2m Fund Announced for Charity Safeguarding Training

Civil Society Minister Mims Davies has announced that that Government and The National Lottery Community Fund are investing £1.2 million to develop new training to improve charities’ knowledge of safeguarding requirements. The…

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Five Ways Civil Society Organisations Can Prepare for EU Exit

In addition to the public information campaign on EU Exit, the Office For Civil Society has published a 5-step guide to support civil society organisations to prepare for EU Exit.…

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