News from United Kingdom

Total income for the UK charity sector reached a new high of £47.8 billion (or €54.4bn) in 2015/16: a 4% increase on the previous year, with donations accounting for £7.8bn, according to the NCVO UK Civil Society Almanac 2018.

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Aid charities have come under fire for safeguarding failures that saw workers commit sexual misconduct and harassment offences against people and colleagues in the countries they were working in.

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The Institute of Fundraising (IoF), the professional membership body for charity fundraising in the UK, has published guides to help fundraisers with prospect research and major donor fundraising as well as the upcoming GDPR.

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Fatima Bhutto

World-renowned Pakistani author and advocate of free speech, Fatima Bhutto, will headline Europe’s largest conference for fundraisers as a plenary speaker at this year’s Fundraising Convention in London.

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