Charity crackdown – Why 13 major charities were fined between 2015-17

by Michael in Charity, Lunchtime Read | posted:

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Cause of the fine The information commissioners office (ICO) is an independent UK authority. They work to protect the privacy rights of individuals. Between 2015-17 they oversaw an investigation into charities fundraising activities. In total, 13 major charitable organisations faced fines of £180,000 collectively. Charities breached donor privacy in the following ways to secure further […]

International Women’s Day – 2015.

by Laurence in Charity, Lunchtime Read | posted:

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All around the world, every year on March 8th, International Womens Day brings to light the celebration of the achievements of women, whilst simultaneously calling for a gender equality. Each year, the internationalwomensday.com website carries and promotes a different theme, with 2015’s being “Make it happen” – the basis of this being to encourage effective […]

Direct365’s Text Santa 24 Hour Cycle Challenge

by Laurence in Charity, Lunchtime Read | posted:

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On Sunday the 30th of November, we did something a little different here at Direct365, and sent 6 members of our staff down to London to take part in a 24 hour cycle challenge. Charlotte, Lauren, Gemma, Phil, Andy and Laurence teamed up with 4 other employees from PHS; Richard, Scott, Adam and Kerrie to […]