COLD AND DEAD
More than 200 elderly people a day are forecast to die from cold-related issues this winter, charities are warning. The three contributing factors are an especially cold….
HOMELESS FOR CHRISTMAS
More than 600 people a day currently face losing their homes, warns Shelter. This figure includes those whose homes are being repossessed because of not keeping….
CHARITY FRAUDSTERS LAILED
Four women and a man have received jail sentences for posing as collectors for the Help For Heroes charity in the north of England….
VICTORY AGAINST UNFAIR SACKING
An animal rights campaigner and hunt saboteur sacked for his views and activities has won a discrimination case against his former employers….
MORE MONEY FOR HUNT SABOTAGE
Meanwhile the League Against Cruel Sports is pledging around £1 million on staff and equipment to gather evidence against illegal hunts….
CHARITY SHOPS UNFAIR COMPETITION?
The Booksellers Association has claimed that the tax and business rate concessions given to charity shops enable them to unfairly undercut the prices that bookshops….
The Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is seeking information about its founder, Mary Tealby, who set up one of the world’s best known animal charities, in 1860….
The Alex cartoon in a recent edition of the Daily Telegraph Business section gave an interesting slant on why top business types might support charity fundraisers….