Tag Archives: Charities

The impact of GDPR on the World Wide Web


Over the next few days there is a significant change that will impact many users of the internet along with people in receipt of printed correspondence. The GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation is something that most users of the … Continue reading

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Government must work to their strengths


The public conflict that frequently emerges between parts of the Labour Party and parts of the Conservative Party regarding how public services and utilities should be owned and controlled, often appears to be a matter of ideology rather than a … Continue reading

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A tough start for an important new role


This press release which announces that the Tory Peer, Baroness Tina Stowell is the proposed new Chair for the Charity Commission makes no reference to any experience that she has of working with Charities. In fact the press release is … Continue reading

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The challenge of good governance in charities, or businesses


Over the last few days as 2017 ended its career and 2018 has emerged, blinking into the light and stormy weather a twitter debate has been taking place. In one sense it feels rather creepy to be using a discussion … Continue reading

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A debate that ignored the big fat elephant


On Thursday a small number of MPs gathered together in the House of Commons to discuss how important Lottery funding is for local charities. Tragically the debate disclosed the high levels of ignorance that certain MPs have for local charities,  … Continue reading

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A worthwhile point of view


According to this interview in third sector magazine, Rob Wilson who was Minister for Civil Society from September 2014 to June 2017 has some valuable perspectives, even if there are many elements I disagree with. He states clearly at the … Continue reading

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What is the regulated period?


One of the problems for all MPs today is that they are faced with voting for a U turn on at least two of the Acts that they voted into law while David Cameron was Prime Minister. No doubt there … Continue reading

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