26 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Staff morale at ‘all time low’, survey reveals Howard Lake | 29 March 2012 | News The interim results from this year’s Charity Pulse survey reveal that the voluntary sector is not a happy place to work at the moment.The percentage of employees who think morale in their charity is high is down from 43% in 2011 to 29% this year, and the number of those who would recommend their organisation as an employer down from 70% last year to 56% this year.Maybe not surprisingly fewer people say they feel appreciated at work and a significantly lower percentage rate their senior management teams highly. As you might expect from these results the sector has seen continued redundancies and half the respondents have been subject to pay freezes.This is the sixth year that Birdsong Consulting and Third Sector have run the Charity Pulse survey, and it shows the biggest drop in job satisfaction since it began. In previous years the interim findings have been fairly indicative of the final results.The survey is open until 13 April, and is open to anyone and everyone working for a UK charity. It will only take a few minutes of your time and you’ll find the survey at http://www.bird-song.co.uk/Main/Charity_Pulse_2012.html AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Recruitment / people 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.
RSF demands release of detained Indian journalist Siddique Kappan, hospitalised with Covid-19 February 23, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information Organisation to go further India: RSF denounces “systemic repression” of Manipur’s media Reporters Without Borders has urged the Indian authorities, particularly Home minister Shivraj Patil, to provide clear and objective information about the detention of Abdul Rouf, a journalist on the Srinagar News, and his wife Zeenat Rouf.”The rule of law should be guaranteed in Kashmir as elsewhere in India. It is unacceptable that the security forces arrest, detain and charge journalists in the most dubious circumstances,” the worldwide press freedom organisation said.“We want explanations about the detention of Abdul Rouf and his wife from both the State and Union authorities. If this arrest is linked to his work as a journalist, he should be released immediately,” it added.The organisation pointed out that another reporter, photo-journalist Maqbool Sahil, has been held without trial in Kashmir since September 2004.A judge in the capital Srinagar on 9 December 2006 ordered the release on bail of Zeenat Rouf, who is currently in custody at a police station in Rambagh, but police have so far refused to release her.Since 4 December, Abdul Rouf and his wife have been held under an arms law. Police who presented a first report (FIR 341/2006) accuse them of sheltering armed separatists at their home. The couple’s families deny the accusations, saying that they have never committed any crimes. Between 21 November and 4 December, the journalist was held at the Special Operations Group (SOG) centre without ever going before a judge.A police officer in Srinagar, reached by telephone by Reporters Without Borders, refused to give any information about the reasons for their detention.Described by his colleagues as “calm and loyal in his work”, Abdul Rouf was a typographer for various publications in Srinagar for 15 years. For the past four years he has worked as deputy editor on Srinagar News.The couple’s two daughters, Rafiya and Rubiya, and their son, Amir, who is a deaf-mute, told how the SOG agents searched the family home in Srinagar on the night of 21 November. They have been forced to take refuge at the home of a neighbour. They have been unable to return home since the house has been sealed and “police are preventing the children from having access to their clothes, books and toys,” the journalist’s brother told the newspaper Greater Kashmir.Photo-journalist Muhammad Maqbool Khokar, better known as Maqbool Sahil, has been held in Kashmir since 18 September 2004 under an emergency public security law. Despite calls for his release from the Jammu and Kashmir High Court and the National Human Rights Commission the security services refuse to set him free. IndiaAsia – Pacific Follow the news on India News IndiaAsia – Pacific Indian journalist wrongly accused of “wantonly” inaccurate reporting Receive email alerts RSF_en April 27, 2021 Find out more News News News March 3, 2021 Find out more December 12, 2006 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Call for explanations about journalist arrested in Kashmir
Print This Post in Daily Dose, Events, Featured, Journal, Market Studies, News 2021 Five Star Conference Welcomes Home the Industry Sign up for DS News Daily 9 days ago 562 Views The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Subscribe Home / Daily Dose / 2021 Five Star Conference Welcomes Home the Industry Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: The Week Ahead: Positive Trends Signal Drop in Forbearances Next: YoY Housing Affordability Declines—a First Since January 2019 Eric C. Peck has 20-plus years’ experience covering the mortgage industry, he most recently served as Editor-in-Chief for The Mortgage Press and National Mortgage Professional Magazine. Peck graduated from the New York Institute of Technology where he received his B.A. in Communication Arts/Media. After graduating, he began his professional career with Videography Magazine before landing in the mortgage space. Peck has edited three published books and has served as Copy Editor for Entrepreneur.com. About Author: Eric C. Peck Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The 2021 Five Star Conference and Expo will “Welcome Home” the mortgage industry to Dallas this fall, scheduled to unfold in-person on Sunday-Tuesday, September 19-21, at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.Now in its 18th year, the Five Star Conference and Expo attracts leading subject-matter experts across the mortgage space and will feature hundreds of exhibitors as thousands of mortgage professionals from across the nation converge on Dallas for the event. More than just a conference, this in-person event will bring together a community of like-minded professionals working towards the common goal of building a stronger residential mortgage industry.“The conversations that unfold at Five Star have never been more critical, and we look forward to helping facilitate them, live and in-person,” said Ed Delgado, Chairman of Five Star Global, the parent company of the Five Star Institute.Headlining a full schedule of education and networking, the Five Star Conference’s popular Labs will offer insights into all segments of the industry and the most pressing topics and headwinds mortgage servicing faces. The nation’s top lenders, servicers, government officials, and industry professionals will have plenty to discuss as they delve into topics such as servicing and compliance, property management, REO, single-family rental investment, fintech, foreclosure, and diversity and inclusion.“Keeping with this year’s conference theme of ‘Welcome Home,’ we are rolling out the red carpet to all mortgage professionals who are eager to connect with their peers and take advantage of the many networking opportunities presented at the 2021 Five Star Conference,” said Delgado. “Our list of speakers grows by the day, and they are equally as enthused to share their insights, takeaways, and best practices with Five Star’s attendees this September.”As women in the mortgage space continue to chart a new course for future generations, the number of women in the industry continues to grow, as they achieve C-Suite status and break down barriers in a traditionally male-dominated industry. The 2021 Five Star Conference’s Women in Housing Awards & Luncheon is an opportunity to recognize these pioneers as they continue to blaze new paths in 2021 and beyond.Also highlighted at this year’s Conference will be the Keys for Life Reception & Concert, an opportunity for Five Star and its sponsors to honor the selflessness and sacrifice of our nation’s military. This event will also feature the presentation of Five Star’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, in addition to a live musical performance by a major act to be announced.Sponsors who have signed up to participate in the event include:Hosting SponsorAuction.comCo-Host SponsorsMortgage Contracting Services LLC (MCS)Safeguard PropertiesPartner SponsorsAltisourceGuardian Asset ManagementMedia SponsorsDS NewsMReportFor more information on the 2021 Five Star Conference and Expo, visit https://fivestarglobal.swoogo.com/fsc2021/1000999. You can also register by clicking here. 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