Monthly Archives: May 2012

Will the sector be like the slowly boiled frog?

The recent furore over the government tax relief cap has unified the third sector in the Give It Back George campaign, with over 3,000 charities signing up to the protest. There are a number of commentators pointing out the damage of the government plan, with the potential loss of 11,000 jobs.

What charity workers can learn from the private sector

I have recently worked on a big project with a prestigious brand in the motor industry. And this experience has really confirmed my growing suspicions – that private sector workers are passionate too. This may come as a shock to those who have only worked in charities. Admittedly, it doesn’t necessarily hold true across all… Read more »

Top Tips: Delivering a successful charity event and on budget

With more than 20-years experience in the meetings, hospitality and travel industries, the number of quotations and negotiations I have been involved with for fundraising events, gala dinners, AGMs, awards ceremonies and networking receptions is too great to contemplate. One question I continue to be asked daily and at a growing rate in these austere… Read more »