Monthly Archives: December 2012

When charities make the front page…

The journalist and broadcaster Mary Ann Sieghart held up the front page of the London Evening Standard and pointed to Tuesday’s splash story about the Get London Reading campaign, run with the literacy charity Beanstalk. “That says to me it’s a slow news day,” she said. “News is about events, and this isn’t really news.”… Read more »

Shawcross has the right idea on charity registration

Last week, at a hearing of the Public Administration Select Committee, the chair of the Charity Commission, William Shawcross, among other things, suggested the threshold for registering with the commission should remain as it is, at £5,000.