Press Coverage


8 September CII's The Journal : Helping Others Helps You
31 August Metro Magazine (Edinburgh Edition): My Life As.. Managing Director of Schuh
25 July UK Fundraising: Pilotlight seeks charities in annual recruitment drive
24 July Insurance Times: Blog: Zurich’s Tulsi Naidu on sharing leadership skills
30 June The Scotsman: Pilotlight charity celebrates 10 years of good work
28 June UK Fundraising: Scattergun to strategic: how the Weston Charity Awards helped us double in size in two years
28 June Charity Times: Blog: CEO/chair relationship: What questions to ask when things are tense
21 June UK Fundraising: How business mentoring can really help your funding strategy
15 June Charity Times: Blog: How to weather the storm in a disruptive external environment
9 June Charity Times: Blog: Five ways to write a good business strategy – and use it
5 June CMO. by Adobe: Do Genuine Good And Reap The Rewards
2 June City A.M.: Reap the benefits of helping a charity
27 March House of Lords Select Committee on Charities: Pilotlight’s evidence is part of the new ‘Stronger charities for a stronger society’ report


21 December UK Fundraising: Business mentors can enhance fundraising and help secure the future of charities
28 October Lancashire Evening Post: Charity honoured for work with the homeless
15 June UK Fundraising: Studies call for new approach to grantmaking
13 June Halton & St Helens Voluntary and Community Action: Local Organisation Wins Weston Charity Award
13 June Charity Times: Weston Charity Awards winners announced
9 June Civil Society: Small charities ‘too afraid’ to ask for core costs, says major funder
9 June Bolton CVS: Small charities at risk of crisis, warns major UK funder
11 January Coventry Telegraph : Coventry and Warwickshire charities invited to apply for funding
11 January Sunderland Echo : Helping hand is extended to even more local causes


2 December Spears Magazine : Government spending on charities takes a hit, but can the gaps be plugged?
19 November Civil Society : Garfield Weston Foundation extends grant-giving programme to the Midlands
19 November Hartlepool Mail : Youth centre wins £15,000 charity award
19 November The Northern Echo: Horden Youth and Community Centre celebrates winning regional award
19 November Sunderland Echo : Youth centre wins £15,000 charity award
10 November Civil Society: Will changes in fundraising regulation be fair to smaller charities?
29 June Business Women Scotland Magazine: Our Pilotlighters share their experience
23 June The Fundraiser: 5 things trusts and foundations can do to help charities succeed
9 June News Post Leader: Youth project wins award and business help
8 June Wirral Chamber of Commerce: Stick ‘n’ Step one of 12 Northern charities to receive mentoring from top UK Executives
5 June InFocus Magazines: Weston Charity Award The Clock
3 June Fundraising UK: Winners of Weston Charity Awards announced
3 June Charity Times: Winners of Weston Charity Awards announced
22 April City Philanthropy : UK’s most inspirational philanthropists recognised at 2015 Beacon Awards
23 March Morgan Stanley : Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge teams up with Pilotlight
16 March HR Magazine : This is what authentic leadership looks like
26 January Yorkshire Evening Post (and 30 others) : Support open to small charities
20 January Shropshire Star: Cuts ‘force charities to the brink’
20 January Charity Times : New charity award expanded to serve North of England
20 January Civil Society: Foundation expands programme to encourage charities in the North to apply for grants
20 January UK Fundraising : Weston Charity Awards expand to support charities across Northern England


1 December Charity Times : Survey reveals mutual benefits from executives volunteering with charities
1 December Jersey Evening Post : Charity work ‘boosts executives’
1 December The Courier: Charity work ‘boosts executives’
1 December Shropshire Star: Charity work ‘boosts executives’
1 December Civil Society: Business executives more likely to become trustees after volunteering
1 December Real Business: Companies share business knowledge with charities
1 December HR Magazine : Charity work improves business leaders’ wellbeing and skills
1 December Third Force News: Survey finds volunteering hones leadership skills
1 December City A.M.: Business bosses happier if they take a break to go volunteering
1 December Express & Star: Charity work ‘boosts executives’
1 December Sunday Post : Charity work ‘boosts executives’
23 June The Guardian: Five ways charities can engage long-term donors
19 June Community Newswire: Business leaders ‘seek skills help’ from charities
19 June City Philanthropy : New research unlocks life-long philanthropic potential of busy executives
18 June Alliance Magazine : Pilotlight and the Weston Charity Awards – what happens when you launch a brand new award for charities?
17 June Civil Society: Business leaders understand sector better and give more after volunteering
17 June Charity Times : Two-thirds of business leaders volunteer at charities
17 June HR Magazine : Two-thirds of business leaders volunteer to improve skills
17 June UK Fundraising : Don’t leave ‘philanthropic journeys to chance’
17 June Third Sector: Nearly half of business leaders ‘concerned about professionalism of charity heads’
17 June Alliance Magazine : Philanthropic Journeys: a new approach to studying philanthropy
9 June News guardian : Business mentors to help charities
5 June Hartlepool Mail : Business mentors to help charities
4 June Media Trust : Business mentors to help charities
4 June Fundraising UK: 6 North East charities win new business coaching awards
4 June Civil Society: Northern charities win mentoring prize
16 May Morgan Stanley : Community Links Team Wins First Morgan Stanley UK Strategy Challenge
27 March Financial News: The 22p-a-day breakfast challenge
25 March Bloomberg Businessweek: Four UK Charities to Receive Pro Bono Advice from Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge
20 March Morgan Stanley : Morgan Stanley teams up with Pilotlight to deliver its first UK Strategy Challenge
5 March Daily Record: Active Communities is part of the Legacy 2014 Pilotlight programme
30 January Charity Times: Nearly two-thirds of charities in the North East hit by cuts
30 January Civil Society: Charities in North East are losing confidence to apply for grants, suggests research
30 January Third Sector: Two-fifths of smaller charities in north-east say they lack staff to apply for funding
30 January Spear's: Garfield Weston launch charity awards to recognise the small but mighty
29 January Alliance Magazine: Pilotlight: New award supports charities across North East
29 January Star Radio: North East Charities Hit By Government Cuts
29 January VONNE: New charity award offers help to charities across the North East
29 January Fundraising UK: Weston Charity Awards to benefit charities in NE England
29 January The Garfield Weston Foundation: Weston Charity Awards offers help to charities in the North East


18 November The Sunday Times: Business volunteers share their experiences
13 August Spear's: Pilotlight’s Commonwealth Games project captures attention
1 August City AM: Philanthropy and the city
27 February Dorset Business: Bosses are helping charities, survey finds
27 February MSN Money: Bosses dig deep to fund charities
27 February Civil Society: Personal connections still rule in donors’ acknowledged motivations
27 February Third Sector: Personal connection to a cause is key reason for giving, says Pilotlight research
27 February Charity Times: New survey reveals why the rich give
27 February The Guardian: People give to the charities that show donations make a difference
27 February Spear's: Pilotlight reaches ten years of connecting City folk and charities
2 January The Guardian: How to communicate effectively with the media


5 November The Scotsman: This week is dedicated to pro bono services
22 October The Herald: Pilotlight marking five years of aiding charities
18 October Social Enterprise Live: Is social enterprise the answer for struggling charities?
17 October BVSC 4 Community: Free guide can help charities adopt social enterprise approach
15 October Thomson Reuters Trust Law: Social Enterprise – Growing interest among UK charities in becoming social enterprises
15 October Civil Society: Charities’ interest in becoming social enterprises growing
15 October Spears: Why social enterprise guide launched
15 October Charity Times: Guide launched to help charities become more socially enterprising
6 September Civil Society: Why paying to volunteer works
16 August Alliance magazine: Connecting corporates and communities for lasting Olympic legacy
9 August The Guardian: How the Olympics brought local charities and global brands together
26 June Third Sector Magazine: What is the legacy of the Olympics for local charities?
7 June Fundraising Magazine: Meet the funders: Graham Clempson (Pilotlight Trustee)
10 May Civil Society: Olympic sponsors mentoring charities showing results
8 May Guardian: Helping charities to tap into Olympic talent
2 March Financial Times: How to give it: Mark Aedy


23 November Evening Standard: Pilotlight is showing the way for charities
21 November Scotland on Sunday: Coverage of auction
19 November Financial Times, How to Spend It: Launch of Pilotlight auction
14 May Philanthropy UK's Bulletin: New ‘mark’ tells donors about ‘Pilotlight effect’ that is growing sustainable charities
1 May Coutts: Fiona Halton - three little hours
10 April The Times: More leaders at Pilotlight
9 April Business 7: 47% more business leaders contact Pilotlight Scotland
5 March Western Mail: First Pilotlight in Wales to aid charities
1 March Western Mail and South Wales Echo: Firms join Pilotlight Cymru
1 January Coutts magazine: Hands Off To Be Helpful - interview with London Pilotlighter Nick Gornall


1 December Philanthropy UK Newsletter: What Better Gift To Philanthropy
17 September Business in focus: Pilotlight Cymru sparks a brighter future for charities through closer links with business
1 July Newsletter: Giving by Numbers - How Measuring Social Impact Adds Up
6 May Guardian: Small Bodies Deserve a Fair Chance
30 March Financial Times: Surge in Charity Advice Work From Executives
24 February Third Sector: My Week
3 January Financial Times: Fiona Halton: How to Give It


27 December The Times: Shaken Foundations
19 December The Times: Becoming a Business Can Free Charities
1 December Philanthropy UK: A Guide to Giving, Third Edition
20 November Spear's Wealth Management Survey: Payback Time
15 November Edinburgh Evening News: We're in debt but don't panic, the man from HBOS is here!
17 October The Times: Learning the Crucial Lessons of Succeeding as a Charity
30 August Financial Times: How To Give It, Graham Clempson
2 July Spectator Business: Charity begins at work as business gets on board
1 July Director Magazine: Partnerships
1 July The Herald: Pilotlight beefs up The Jeely Piece Club
30 March The Times: Bringing a business head to a good cause
1 February BBC2: Working Lunch report on Pilotlight
12 January Financial Times: Helping charities gain management skills
8 January The Guardian: Voluntary organisations that profit from business values
3 January BBC Scotland: Charity 'time is money' plan


23 December Scotland on Sunday: Charity begins in the workplace
1 December Philanthropy UK Newsletter: Pilotlight Expands Across UK
19 October Third Sector: Pilotlight ponders opening two new offices
19 October Financial Times: Time is Money
13 September Edinburgh Evening News: Pilotlight goes out of its way to aid charity
12 September The Herald: Corporate executive input to Pilotlight
7 September Philanthropy UK: Pilotlight sparks interest in Scotland
7 September Third Sector: Pilotlight takes message north of border
2 September Scotland on Sunday: Scots business gurus urged to back 'venture philanthropy'
29 August BBC Online: Tycoons whip charities into shape
1 July Financial Times: Business buys into giving something back


7 November Edinburgh Evening News: Pilotlight aims to brighten up the future for Scots charities
1 November Director Magazine: Cause and Effect