Tag: Charities

Will Oxfam survive its #MeToo crisis?

As the shockwaves of Oxfam’s sexual misconduct scandal continue to reverberate painfully throughout the NGO sector and beyond, the charity’s very survival is in doubt.  This horrifying story is a brutal wake-up call.  Even an organisation built on more than seven decades of inspiring, selfless work by employees, volunteers and supporters can see its reputation quickly trashed when its response

Charities Under Media Scrutiny – Crisis Top Tips

Enduring media scrutiny when something goes wrong is pretty high on the list of worst nightmares for any organisation.  How much worse, then, when you’re a charity – an organisation expressly set up to help people, to do good, to effortlessly occupy the moral high ground?  Right now, two of the UK’s best known charities, Age UK and Help for