The clues in the name

We were doing some work recently which caused us to look at captured email addresses in detail. We noticed something that had us scratching our heads. What do you do if you have a supporter record in one person’s name – Barbara Smith for instance – but the email...

Head Space

I’m a reflector. I’ve always been one, but I didn’t really understand my thinking process until I was older. It means two things; sometimes I can make a snap decision which isn’t always the most sensible, although this doesn’t happen anywhere near as much now I’m...

Just Giving. But to whom?

Is it too late to question why we allowed something as toxic as the Daily Mail to exist? I read the Third Sector piece about the DM’s article on JustGiving. I may be in the minority here, but I feel as if now they’ve sent the sector into a tailspin over Data...

How much does free cost?

Free’s free, right? Or is it? Mr Plug the Gap works in IT. He’s the epitome of a grumpy IT man and could happily share a space with Roy, Moss and Jen in The Basement, telling people to turn it off and turn it on again, occasionally throwing in a “Is it plugged in?” in...

On top of the world

There’s been something that’s been niggling at me for a while now. It’s not something that many want to hear and it’s likely to be dismissed by many and not win me any friends. Our sector has become incredibly elitist, favouring those at the top of the food chain to...
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