Associate Director Chris Rogers has written on communications challenges for charities for Behind the Spin.
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Head of PR Chris Rogers considers how charities’ communications are having to change for the PRCA blog.
HMRC must look at charity cases more closely and ensure that interpretations of tax exemptions are correct, writes Whitehouse Political Consultant Ben Rochelle.
Head of PR Chris Rogers comments on new criticism of charities’ fundraising tactics.
Third Sector reports that Nick Hurd, the former Minister for Civil Society, has urged the Prime Minister to do more to enable charities and social enterprises to win public service delivery contracts. Hurd resigned from his post on Monday evening after more than four years in the role. In his resignation letter to David Cameron, … Continued
A survey by New Philanthropy Capital has found that nearly a quarter of the public believe charities are becoming too involved in delivering state services. 23% said that delivering public services that “should” be delivered by the state is one of the main things charities are doing wrong. The study shows that Labour Party supporters, … Continued
Third sector umbrella bodies have called on the government to invest more in training procurement officials to address the “significant barriers” to charities’ involvement in public services. In a joint submission to HM Treasury, the groups call for additional support to be made available to voluntary organisations that want to deliver public services. The submission … Continued
The Charity Tax Group (CTG) has said that local authorities are increasingly “unfairly challenging” charities’ business rate relief. The CTG, which campaigns for a better deal for charities on tax, said in written document to HM Treasury that it was concerned by councils’ response to new rules which resulted in rates being shared between local and … Continued
Following news that 32% of new claimants for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) were deemed as fit for work between October 2008 and March 2013, high profile disability groups have renewed their criticism of the assessments. More than a million others withdrew their claims before a face-to-face assessment because they had either returned to work … Continued
Supporting the UK’s largest coalition of disability campaigners with targeted media coverage Background The Disability Employment Charter was borne from the UK’s leading disability charities, trade unions and academics. The largest coalition of organisations coming together in this space with one shared vision, the Charter outlined practical measures the government should take to tackle the … Continued
Whitehouse knows that done properly, communications strategies and campaigns are powerful tools that play a crucial role in achieving your business goals. The Challenges in Education Communications: Education and children’s services policies are ever-evolving, and the digital transformation of the sector has left many businesses confronted by unique regulations. Academic curriculums are being challenged in … Continued
Whitehouse Communications, newly re-branded from The Whitehouse Consultancy, has appointed Dr Andy Tarrant as their Director of EU Affairs and Public Policy. This senior appointment is the latest in the political communications agency’s continual staff growth, following an 80% increase during the last year alone. Andy joins the Whitehouse team following his role as the … Continued