Dame Stephanie Shirley outlines her plans to boost UK Philanthropy

first_img Howard Lake | 16 August 2010 | News Dame Stephanie Shirley outlines her plans to boost UK PhilanthropySpeaking to KnowHow NonProfit’s governance expert Ruth Lesirge, UK Ambassador for Philanthropy Dame “Steve” Shirley outlined her plans to boost philanthropy in the UK and discussed how charities should effectively engage major donors in giving.Dame “Steve” Shirley emphasized the need to make philanthropy easy and explained how in her role as UK Ambassador for Philanthropy she’s is co-ordinating the major UK retail banks to provide a range of philanthropy products. “If we can do this with some of the banks, I think this will really [lift] philanthropy in this country,” said Shirley.Touching on how charities should manage their relationships with donors Shirley highlighted the power of the web as a tool to demonstrate the impact of donors’ money. Penitently when discussing major donor relationship’s Shirley said: “Philanthropist’s expect a phonecall, a visit, a letter, from who? The Chief Executive, not from the fundraiser”A full length video version of this interview between two of the UK’s leading governance experts is available exclusively athttp://www.knowhownonprofit.org/funding/multimedia/dame-steve-shirley-on-uk-philanthropy/For more information contact Damien Clarkson on 0207 040 5178 or by email on [email protected] to Editors:About KnowHow NonProfit:KnowHow NonProfit has been created to improve the efficiency of non profit organisations by increasing the knowledge and skills of people working in the non-profit sector – especially those that are new to training or come from ‘hard-to-reach’ groups. You can find expert knowledge materials on all aspects of working in a non-profit organisation. The training available is wide ranging, online and free to access you will find help on anything from fundraising to managing your organisations volunteers.KnowHow NonProfit is part of the Cass Business School Centre for Charity Effectiveness and is currently funded by a Big Lottery Fund Grant to the City Centre for Charity Effectiveness Trust Limited. Tagged with: Dame Stephanie Shirley Giving/Philanthropy Individual giving KnowHow NonProfit Major gift Advertisement  34 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Dame Stephanie Shirley outlines her plans to boost UK Philanthropy About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

‘Radical overhaul’ for NHSworkforce planning

first_img Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article ‘Radical overhaul’ for NHSworkforce planningOn 27 Nov 2001 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos. New teams of experts are to help the NHS recruit the doctors, nurses andother healthcare staff it needs for the future. The bodies will advise on issues such as how to provide and pay for thetraining which a new staff intake will need. The new organisations are the National Workforce Development Board, theWorkforce Numbers Advisory Board and the Care Group Workforce Teams. They will also review particular conditions, such as cancer and coronaryheart disease, to determine how the workforce can best be developed to combatthem. “This radical overhaul of workforce planning arrangements will ensurethe NHS recruits the extra staff it needs to improve the delivery of patientcare. “We are committed to having 10,000 more doctors and 20,000 extra nursesworking in the NHS by 2005,” said health minister John Hutton. “Already we are making significant progress. But we know much moreneeds to be done.” www.doh.gov.uk last_img read more