I grew up in a household of avid readers and since buying books regularly wasn’t affordable, weekly visits to the local library were commonplace in my childhood. Even now when I need information, the library is my first port of call.
Anyone reading the charity news this month will have seen the furore caused by Giles Pegram’s comments about women in fundraising. They were made in response to concerns raised about The Summit, a conference to discuss the future of fundraising that included just one female speaker alongside nine male counterparts.
More than half of people are against paying trustees and a third are against paying CEOs“I wonder if the paid CEOs who happily say trustees shouldn’t be paid because of public trust will take any take any notice of the public’s reticence to pay CEOs.
Half of English and Welsh people less likely to give to charities working in an independent Scotland“The recent report from the Carnegie Trust shows that many charities in Scotland aren’t thinking about what independence might mean. I dread to think how little UK-wide charities have done regarding the ramifications for them.