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Integration and reputation: sector wide fundraising goals for 2018

December 18, 2017


2017 should be seen as a turning point in the role of fundraisers in charities and not for profits. It is the year that the negative headlines of the past can be put behind the sector and a new relationship with donors can be moved forward. At the heart creating this turning point is the […]

No room for complacency in Bell Pottinger case

September 5, 2017


In the aftermath of the Bell Pottinger case all organisations should ask who else is on their PR agency's client roster, the transparency applied to public affairs lobbying should be rolled out to all public relations activity and there should be a deeper inquiry into the ethics of the industry.

The reputation challenge at the heart of fundraising

July 5, 2017


Almost a quarter of the public (23%) feel “emotionally blackmailed” by charities, according to new research from the Commission on the Donor Experience. No wonder then that as well as seeking to define good practice, the Commission has also put building the reputation of charities at the centre of its recommendations. The Commission was launched in […]

The end of the homogenous charity sector?

September 5, 2016


The House of Lords Select Committee on Charities is a golden opportunity to help build a more constructive relationship between government and charities and move on from the recent turbulent times for the sector. Yet in just 33 words, I’ve managed to re-enforce one of the key issues facing charities: the idea of a homogeneous […]

The future for the PRCA Charity & Not-For-Profit Group

July 29, 2016


The last few years will go down as some as the most tumultuous ever experienced in charity communications, but the world is stabilising and it's time to move on.

Top blog posts of 2014

December 31, 2014


It’s time for the fourth installment of my top 10 most read blog posts of the year… (Here are the reviews of 2013, 2012 and 2011). So, in reverse order here are 2014’s top hits… 10) A sponsored programme to promote more alcohol consumption? Worst PR idea ever. 9) Where UKIP are concerned, the line between […]

Hearses, infidelity and empty seats… More Olympics PR

July 31, 2012


The Olympic Games have given PRs the opportunity to take the media ‘summer silly season’ to new heights. You’d have thought that weekly posts on London Olympics PR highs and lows would be enough. But no, there’s just too much good material. So here’s today’s top five: Biggest social media fail: The #NBCfail over its […]