MORE FRANKLY THINKING
The huge rise in the cost of postage stamps, now up to 50 pence for second class letters, has left your editor wondering if there would be a business opportunity in….
ROYAL ALBERT HALL CLEANS UP ITS ACT
The management of the Royal Albert Hall has belatedly banned trustees from selling their tickets to touts after it was revealed by the Times newspaper that two of its….
SIGH OF RELIEF
News that the government has dropped plans to cap tax relief on donations to charity at £50,000 from next April has been welcomed in the sector. Nearly 50% of the sector’s….
SICK COCKFIGHTING IN CHESHIRE
A farmer in Wansford, Cheshire has been banned from keeping animals for life after the RSPCA found 120 cockerels on his smallholding with evidence that they were….
CRISIS AT RSPCA
Meanwhile the RSPCA has said its finances are at breaking point following a slump in money left in wills and a rise in the number of cruelty cases taken to court….
TRUSTEE STOLE FROM MINERS’ CARE HOME
A four-year jail sentence was handed down at Birmingham Crown Court to Neil Greatrex, 61, who as trustee of the Nottingham branch of the Union of….
VENUES FOR CHARITIES
Those charity event organisers who like to support charity-owned venues and those with charitable objectives might like to know about one in Leeds and one in….
NEW SHOW FOR CHARITY EVENTS
A new exhibition for not-for-profit organisations, NFP Events, takes place at the Business Design Centre, Islington on Tuesday September 25….