first_img Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies international fundraising Management Howard Lake | 20 November 2003 | News Professional Fundraising’s Web site includes a number of features on last month’s International Fundraising Congress in Holland.In “Professional bodies should intervene to stop ratios competition”, the magazine reports on a workshop at the Congress for fundraising directors which debated whether the use of fundraising ratios was getting out of hand. The moderator suggested that a professional body set out ‘professional standards’ on using cost-income ratios in fundraising publicity that all should abide by.In “Consultants complain they have to deal with too many junior staff at charities”, the magazine reports on a very lively question and answer session “Consultants under Fire.” The pitch process in particular came in for strong criticism from some of the consultant delegates, one of whom argued it was it was sometimes little more than “a free way to find out a lot of thinking without having to pay.” Professional Fundraising reports on International Congress  39 total views,  1 views today Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  40 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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