Media Mentions

Read about our contributions to articles and sector news that affect small charities.

 

2018

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15 January | Civil Society | Small charities closing faster than they open | [article link]
09 January | Civil Society | PM appoints new minister to take of DCMS | [article link]
08 January | Third Sector | Non profits need to take more risks to progress | [article link]
02 January | Civil Society | What can charities expect from 2018? | [article link]
21 February | Charity Choice | How will GDPR impact small charities? | [article link]

 

2017

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21 December | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition launches GDPR tool | [article link]
15 December | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition releases Xmas advert | [article link]
15 December | Third Sector | Will Local Charities Day help small charities? | [article link]
6 December | Third Sector | Lords digital advice is out of date, says SCC | [article link]
17 November | Guardian | 2017's 30 charity leaders on social media: be bold to succeed | [article link]
16 November | Civil Society | Charities react to Government's civil society strategy | [article link]
3 November | Third Sector | We must debate charging for regulation - Charity Commission | [article link]
23 October | Civil Society | Charity Leaders urge Treasury to increase regulator's funding | [article link]
10 October | Third Sector | Commission 'dismissive of incidents reported by small charities' | [article link]
2 October | Civil Society | Sector bodies call for training funding in budget | [article link]
29 September | Civil Society | Almost two thirds of charities have no plan in place for GDPR | [article link]
22 September | Civil Society | Charities don't report enough serious incidents | [article link]
1 September | Third Sector | What charities can learn from Silicon Valley? | [article link]
31 August | UK Fundraising | Why small charities need to be heard? | [article link]
24 August | Civil Society | Why is the FR using aggressive tactics? | [article link]
2 August | Fundraising UK | Demand for Small Charities' Services up by 103% since 2013 | [article link]
1 August | Civil Society | Who's Moving: Trussell Trust, British Red Cross, RNIB and more| [article link]
19 July | UK Fundraising | DCMS launches fundraising training programme for small charities | [article link]
18 July | Civil Society | Government considering public service reform proposals | [article link]
13 July | Civil Society | New Charity Governance Code Published Today | [article link]
23 June | UK Fundraising | IoF announces summit on increasing support for small charities | [article link]
22 June | Civil Society | Charities react to Queen's Speech | [article link]
19 June | Civil Society | Charities call for 'urgent' revisions to the Lobbying Act | [article link]
15 June | Civil Society | Charities congratulate Tracey Crouch as new Minister | [article link]
09 June | Civil Society | Mixed views on Rob Wilson's time as Minister for Civil Society | [article link]
09 June | Civil Society | Charity sector reacts to shock election result | [article link]
25 May | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition appoint new Chief Executive| [article link]
19 May | Civil Society | Charity representative bodies publish briefing for next government | [article link]
04 April | Civil Society | Which charities is government listening to? | [article link]
26 March | Civil Society | Lords Report: Charities react to the recommendations | [article link]
26 March | Third Sector | Peers urge government to extend social value legislation | [article link]
23 March | Third Sector | Report Outlines 10 key challenges facing charities | [article link]
08 March | Civil Society | What do charities want from the budget today? | [article link]
27 February | Third Sector | John Barrett to leave Chief Executive role | [article link]
09 February | B Daily | Attendees get on board with charity governance workshop | [article link]
09 February | Civil Society | Charities call for same tax concessions as businesses | [article link]
08 February | Third Sector | Fund the voluntary sector more strategically | [article link]
02 February | Third Sector | Charity Commission to withdraw good governance guide | [article link]
01 February | Third Sector | Smaller Charities feel the squeeze | [article link]
31 January | Third Sector | Existing measures of charity size verge on the meaningless | [article link]
11 January | Mondaq | Shaping a New Code | [article link]
16 January | Civil Society | Response to commission draft serious incident guidance | [article link]

2016

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Articles

23 November | Civil Society | What do charities want from the Autumn Statement? | [article link]
10 November | Third Sector | Fundraising  Standards Board returns 240K to members | [article link]
4 November | Civil Society | Commission to consult on raising 5m to pay for regulation | [article link]
24 October | Civil Society | Small Charities Coalition New Trustees Appointed | [article link]
22 September | Gov.uk | Leadership Development is the focus for Trustees' Week 2016 | [article link]
14 September | Pressat | A year's free Localgiving Membership for our members | [article link]
14 September | Third Sector | Small Charity Finance Programme launched | [article link]
22 August | Third Sector | Sector Bodies seek Government Reassurance on EU Funding | [article link]
03 August | Third Sector | How to use Slack for Internal Communications | [article link]
22 July | Third Sector | Fundraising Regulator urged to postpone implementation of levy | [article link]
22 July | Civil Society | Fundraising Regulator levy Proposals 'unfair' for smaller charities | [article link]
14 July | Civil Society | Will the move from DCMS be good for Charities? | [article link]
14 July | UK Fundraising | Small Charities meet in roundtable with Minister of Civil Society | [article link]
13 July | Civil Society | Commission becoming 'fully weaponised enforcement agency'  | [article link]
13 July | Third Sector | Charity Commission is undermining public trust in sector | [article link]
13 July | Third Sector | Commission urged to delay Consultation on Regulation charges | [article link]
1 July | Civil Society | Call for wide spread reform of Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme  | [article link]
1 July | Third Sector | Complexity results in low uptake in Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme  | [article link]
14 June | Charity Times | Study highlights challenges facing small charities  | [article link]
14 June | Civil Society | What can small charities get from legacy fundraising? | [article link]
13 June | Guardian | Small charities miss out on donations because lack of unawareness | [article link]
13 May | Third Sector | Sector groups urge simplification of Gift Aid Donor benefits system | [article link]
09 May | CharityChoice | Support your local community project with TSB | [article link]
11 April | The Guardian | 40 charities account for 20% of sector income | [article link]
06 April | Third Sector | Think tank says small charities should be subject to FPS | [article link]
01 April | Third Sector | SCC questions complexity of FPS | [article link]
10 March | East Grinstead Courier | Charity founder with rare disorder up for BBV award | [article link]
04 March | Third Sector | SCC & CFG ask Chancellor to restore Charity Commission funding | [article link]
03 March | Third Sector | Charity bodies want overhaul of Gift Aid Small Donation Scheme | [article link]
10 February | Civil Society | Small charities representatives claim FPS could unfairly hit | [article link]
04 February | Third Sector | Small charities concerned about impact of FPS | [article link]
03 February | UK Fundraising | 'Britain's Best Volunteer' Award 2016 open for nominations | [article link]
22 January | Civil Society | Selecting an investment manager | [article link]
21 January | Third force News | A third of people can't name a local charity | [article link
08 January | Civil Society | IoF and SCC announce joint forum on fundraising regulation | [article link]

2015

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Articles

24 December | The Telegraph | How to make your charity donations count this Christmas | [article link]
17 December | Civil Society | Cabinet Office Training Programme for Small Charities| [article link]
04 December | The Guardian | Smaller charities in fundraising regulation discussions | [article link]
25 November | Third Sector | Spending review: a mixed bag for charities | [article link]
24 November | Leicester Mercury | Big-hearted sisters named as Points of Light by PM | [article link]
23 November | Charity Digital News | The IoF and the SCC collaborate on reform initiative | [article link]
23 November | Civil Society | Sector bodies ask Chancellor to restore Commission’s budget | [article link]
20 November | Third Sector | The IoF and the SCC to hold forum on fundraising  reforms | [article link]
16 November | Civil Society | Fundraising summit criticised on lack of small charity voice | [article link]
29 October | Civil Society | Sector bodies call on Chancellor to help address funding gap | [article link]
18 September | Third Sector | Small Charities must make the most of their efficiency | [article link]
22 July | Civil Society | Charity sector faces a 4.6bn income shortfall, says NCVO report | [article link]
15 July | The Drum | Charity sector fights back against planned regulation | [article link]
6 July | Third Sector | Sector leaders call on the Chancellor for measures to help charities | [article link]
11 June | Civil Society | Small charities face major barriers around skills gaps, survey finds | [article link]
30 April | CamdenNewJournal | 'Britain’s Best Volunteer' Award won by Alice Pulford | [article link]
5 March | Civil Society | Charity leaders ask government for a 1.5bn VAT rebate | [article link]
19 February | Museums Association | Culture sector calls for reform of Gift Aid | [article link]
11 February | Third Sector | OCS policy manager wants charities to be more self-reliant | [article link]
3 February | UK Fundraising | Nominations sought for Britain's Best Volunteer award | [article link]
30 January | Third Sector | Charity sector at risks of falling into 'transparency trap' | [article link]
21 January | Third Sector | Calls to simplify procurement processes for small charities | [article link]

 

2014

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12 December | The Guardian | Best online fundraising platforms for small charities | [article link]
21 November | Gloucester Citizen | Announcing the winner of the 'Nicest Job in Britain' | [article link]
18 November | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition survey on paid membership | [article link]
4 November | Third Sector | 7 steps for recruiting a new trustee | [article link]
31 October | Third Sector | Chancellor urged to extend charities' public service delivery role | [article link]
13 October | Regent's Place | Help the Small Charities Coalition find a new home | [article link]
30 September | NCVO | Letter to the Treasury on the voluntary sector's role in the economy | [article link]
8 September | Trustees' Week | SCC delivers 3 Year Building Resilience Programme | [article link]
27 August | BBC Look East | John Barrett discusses the Impact of the Ice Bucket Challenge | [photo link]
13 August | The Guardian | How to become a charity trustee | [article link]
28 July | UK Fundraising | How has your charity adapted following the recession? | [article link]
28 July | NCVO | Call for evidence launched on financial sustainability of voluntary sector | [article link]
24 June | Mynewsdesk | How small charities can improve their financial management | [article link]
17 June | Fundraising UK | Don't 'waste' money on grants consultants, small charities told | [article link]
12 June | Civil Society | Umbrella bodies to review state of sector finances | [article link]
11 June | IBM | Charity Skills Master Classes | [article link]
20 May | Citizen IBM | How IBM's Skills Made our Non-Profit More Sustainable | [article link]
14 May | The Payments Council | What do small charities need from payments? | [article link]
7 May | The Guardian | How to manage your small charity's finances - top tips | [article link]
15 April | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition head resigns | [article link]
14 April | Civil Society | Alex Swallow resigns from Small Charities Coalition | [article link]
2 April | The Guardian | Charity Commission: what's next? | [article link]
27 March | Markel | Down's syndrome charity founder wins 'Britain's Best Volunteer' award | [article link]
24 March | The Guardian | Alex Swallow: Why British charities need to widen their horizons | [article link]
7 March | Alex Swallow Blog post | John Barrett - 'Small Charity Champion'  | [article link]
5 March | Third Sector | Alex Swallow responds to Grayling attack on campaigning charities | [article link]
27 February | Trustees' Week | Small Charities Coalition relaunches Trustee Finder Service | [article link]
26 February | Third Sector | Joined-up volunteer finder services are the way forward | [article link]
24 February | Charity Digital News | SCC teams with ivo to relaunch Trustee Finder | [article link]
20 February | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition integrates Trustee Finder with Do-it | [article link]
19 February | The Guardian | Generation Y: why young job seekers want more than money | [article link]
11 February | The Guardian | How to collaborate with other sectors as a small charity | [article link]
11 February | Fundraising UK | Small Charities Coalition Seeks Britain's Best Volunteer | [article link]
29 January | Third Sector | What is it like to work in? A Small Charity? | [article link]
9 January | Directory of Social Change | Amendments to Lobbying Bill do not go far enough | [article link]


TV and radio


10 January | London360 | Celebrating the amazing work of small charities in London | [video link]



2013

Articles


11 December | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition launches new brand | [article link]
11 December | Civil Society | Small Charities Coalition announces new brand | [article link]
11 December | Civil Society | Post-Panorama call for small charity support | [article link]
10 December | The Guardian | Voluntary sector today: Tuesday 10 December | [article link]
10 December | The Guardian | The Small Charities Coalition and my leadership journey | [article link]
5 December | Directory of Social Change | Charities must be 'spirit-igniters' | [article link]
5 December | The Guardian | Voluntary sector reactions to the 2013 autumn statement | [article link]
22 November | The Guardian | The top 30 charity CEOs on social media | [article link]
22 November | Civil Society | Documentary prompted charity’s rescue of slavery victims | [article link]
4 November | Charitytimes | Regulator urges charities to support trustee development | [article link]
29 October | UK Parliament | Early day motion 639: Trustees' Week 2013 | [article link] 
7 October | Third Sector | Some frogs are princes – or why size isn’t everything [article link] 
3 October | The Guardian | How to get ahead in voluntary sector skills training | [article link]
17 Sep | Third Sector | Board Talk: What is the role of trustees in charitable campaigns? | [article link]
17 Sep | Third Sector | Charities should introduce formal trustee appraisal procedures | [article link]
5 September | NAVCA | Victory for smaller charities | [article link]
5 Sep | Third Sector | 50% FRSB membership fees for Small Charities Coalition members | [article link]
20 August | Third Sector | Analysis: The rise and rise of the unpaid charity intern | [article link]
30 July | Third Sector | How to get financial training on a shoestring | [article link]
19 July | Charity Digital News | SCC teams up with IBM to launch Web Design workshop | [article link]
10 July | The RSA | Why have young Trustees? | [article link]
13 June | Finance Focus | How could you use your skills to help a small charity? | [article link]
10 June | Investor Today | 1 in 10 charities detected fraud in last year | [article link]
6 June | The Careers Group | Work experience in a charity | [article link]
28 May | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition CEO has 'tough message' for members | [article link]
23 May | Third Sector | Many small charities 'have little financial expertise' report warns | [article link]
9 May | Civil Society Media | The experience of a first-time chief executive | [article link]
26 March | Guardian | How can the theory of measurement boost effectiveness? | [article link]
20 March | Third Sector | Charities gain from allowance on NI contributions | [article link]
15 March | Civil Society | New, tougher normal here to stay for charities | [article link]
8 March | The Fundraiser | Branching out, diversifying your income | [page 1 link]  [page 2 link]
8 March | The Fundraiser | The Social value Act, your wishes granted? | [article link]


2012

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18 December | Civil Society | Cabinet Office hosts service-delivery roundtable | [article link]
29 November | Civil Society | Acevo launches commission on governance | [article link]
7 November | Guardian | Live Debate: The changing role of trustees and charity boards | [article link]
1 November | Civil Society | Alex Swallow is appointed Small Charities Coalition CEO| [article link]
1 November | Third Sector | Small Charities Coalition appoints new chief executive | [article link]
23 October | Third Sector | Editorial: Paying trustees always entails reputational risk | [article link]
17 October | Third Sector | Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme too complicated... [article link]
16 October | Civil Society | Umbrella bodies give 'red light' to Hodgson's branding... | [article link]
15 October | Third Sector | Trustee payment will damage public confidence in charities... [article link]
10 October | Guardian | Trustees 2012: Guardian Supplement [article link]
27 September | Third Sector | Committee of MPs to hear from heads of umbrella bodies... [article link]
31 August | Guardian | Measuring impact is not just for larger charities [article link]
2 August | Guardian | Will paying trustees change the voluntary sector? [article link]
23 July | Third Sector | Charities Act review: Trustees [article link]
18 July | Civil Society | Paying trustees would damage charity sector, warn umbrella bodies [article link]
24 May | Guardian | Live Q&A: Charities and fraud [article link]
12 May | The Independent | Digital can pay off for charity [article link] 
26 April | Economia | Going-concerns:accountants in charity roles [article link]
26 April | Guardian | M&S launches 'shwopping' scheme [article link]
24 April | Third Sector | Board Talk: Only 2 per cent of Trustees are aged 29 and under [article link]
28 March | Third Sector | Rise in postage stamps will hit small charities hardest [article link]
21 February | Third Sector | We need to keep impact measurement simple [article link]
25 January | Govtoday |The Impact of the Localism Act on Small Charities [article link]

TV and Radio


5 January | BBC1 TV Evening News | Debra Allock Tyler featured discussing the Duchess of Cambridge's charity patronage choices and the missed opportunity for small charities


2011

Articles | TV and radio


Articles


Winter edition | ACEVO Network magazine | Small Charities, Big Challenges [article link]
8 December | Civil Society | Half of small charities do not understand laws applying to them [article link]
6 December | Legal Consummer Panel | Legal provisions for Small Charities review [article link]   
11 October | Charities Direct-caritas magazine | Pulling Together [article link]   
7 April |Third Sector | Government pledges that Big Lottery Fund cash...will be paid back [article link]
29 March | Third Sector | The race to qualify for fundraising  [article link]
3 March | Civil Society | Small Charities Coalition and Charity Trustee Networks Merge [article link]  
2 March | Third Sector | SCC and CTN have merged [article link]
14 February | Third Sector | Cuts make it harder for local charities to work together [article link]
15 January | The Independent | How to get your community project off the ground [article link]     


TV and radio


16 December | BBC1 TV Breakfast Programme | Cath Lee discusses the benefits of the Charity Commission launching a mobile version of their website
27 November | Community Action Southwark | Cath Lee on Collaboration and Mergers | [video link]


2010

Articles


20 December | Third Sector | Mission drift on the rise as charities go where the money is [article link]
11 December | The Independent | How to give a helping hand to small charities [article link]
12 October | Third Sector | HMRC says cuts may delay online Gift-Aid claims [article link]  
4 May | Third Sector | Why leaders can never give staff too much praise [article link]
19 April | Third Sector | Profile on governance of SCC [article link]   
6 April | Third Sector | Third Sector life is not about competition [article link]


2009

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23 December | Third Sector | Cath Lee is new head of Small Charities Coalition [article link]
26 November | Third Sector | Patrick Cox steps down from SCC [article link]
27 January | Third Sector | Are small charities at risk from the decline in cash giving? [article link]


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