As the political party conference season draws to an end, we look to an important event in the political calendar – the budget. We address three key areas that the Chancellor should focus on to make the budget work for fundraising.
Felicity summarises the most recent updates in the charity fundraising sector, looking at the latest on the new civil society strategy, local charities' fundraising skills, and the release of the latest Civil Society Almanac.
In the Spring Statement 2018, the Chancellor announced that HM Treasury would be launching a call for evidence on ‘cash and digital payments in the new economy’. Its publication caused a bit of a kerfuffle in the media around the potential removal of 1p and 2p coins from circulation, and the impact this could have on charity donations.
When the consultation was announced on the government's new civil society strategy, there were some sceptical voices heard, especially when it had been specifically stated there was no new money attached.
Felicity summarises the latest goings on in the charity fundraising sector, looking at the latest on giving and public trust, Government’s review on 1p and 2p coins, and a charity focus on BBC Radio 4. It’s been a busy month for the sector, here’s what you might have missed: