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Payroll giving: a relic of the 80s?

Payroll giving: a relic of the 80s?

This year marks the 30th anniversary of payroll giving, but during that time it has struggled to fulfil its potential, finds Rebecca Cooney

Corporate partnerships: Beyond Business still a key Investec initiative

Corporate partnerships: Beyond Business still a key Investec initiative

Investec has awarded almost £1.5m to the programme since 2008, helping to establish 67 social enterprises

Lessons in leadership from the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Lessons in leadership from the Grenfell Tower tragedy

The third sector has been widely praised for its response to the fire. Craig Dearden-Phillips spoke to three chief executives of organisations based in Kensington to find out how they and their staff coped

Stephen Pidgeon: The new regulator should be merged with the ASA

Stephen Pidgeon: The new regulator should be merged with the ASA

Executives have produced a system that could actually work but it will not be good value for money, argues our columnist

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Fundraising Case Studies

Hopeful signs from the RNLI's opt-in experiment

Hopeful signs from the RNLI's opt-in experiment

The first sector organisation to move to an opt-in-only system of communications, the life-saving charity has had good results from attempts to get existing supporters to say yes

How the Alzheimer's Society attracted big businesses

How the Alzheimer's Society attracted big businesses

The charity has had more success than most in winning fundraising partnerships with high-profile companies, writes Susannah Birkwood

How a court battle led the RSPCA to a new approach on legacies

How a court battle led the RSPCA to a new approach on legacies

After bad publicity during a 2009 dispute, the charity re-examined its policies on wills, writes Susannah Birkwood

Legacies: Guide Dogs broadens its appeal

Legacies: Guide Dogs broadens its appeal

An advertising campaign across print and radio has proved profitable for the charity, as Susannah Birkwood finds out

Big Giver

Big Giver: London Community Foundation

Big Giver: London Community Foundation

Big Giver: Lloyds Bank Foundation

Big Giver: Lloyds Bank Foundation

Big Giver: John Lyon's Charity

Big Giver: John Lyon's Charity

Big Giver: The Wolfson Foundation

Big Giver: The Wolfson Foundation