Watch out for phishing scams, says Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has this week alerted charities to the growing threat of cybercrime – amid news that the number of reported ‘phishing’ scams has rocketed. Phishing scams – emails disguised to look as though they have come from a … Continue reading

Text message donations to charities down by £7 million

Text message donations to charities fell by £7 million last year, according to new figures published by the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA). The UK regulator for content, goods and services said that the total amount raised through text donations was … Continue reading

Fall in total amount of tax relief claimed by charities

The total amount of tax relief claimed by not-for-profit organisations has fallen by £50 million, a new report has revealed. The figures, published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), show that the total amount of tax relief claimed by charities … Continue reading

The impact of technology on charity fundraising

Modern technology has had a significant impact on charity fundraising in recent years. The advent of new payment technology continues to change the face of fundraising, while innovations such as smartphones and social media have created new opportunities for charities … Continue reading

Introducing Laura Ambrose

Haslers’ leading charities expert, Laura, works with a variety of clients, advising owner-managed businesses and organisations in the not-for-profit and other sectors. She regularly provides business planning advice and works with her clients on compliance aspects, as well as focusing … Continue reading