Entries by Nisyst

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Alternative Online Donation Platforms for Charities

Companies are constantly evolving and producing innovative ways with ideologies; and now charities are doing the same. Many individuals are working with charities and coming up with alternative ways to donate, changing and improving the way the charity works. Over time, the digital world has become the way many of us interact, and it has […]

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Northern Ireland cancer charity chooses CHARiot

Electronic Point of Sale (EPoS) specialist, Nisyst has rolled out its market-leading charity retail EPoS system into retail shops of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. The CHARiot system has been installed in six of the Belfast-based charity’s shops and Head Office. Cancer Focus NI has moved to the CHARiot system with aim of increasing its Gift […]

Charity Digital News Reveals Favourite Productivity Tools

Time is particularly valuable when running a charity or charity shop. With this in mind, Charity Digital News recently reported on the best productivity tools for charities as investigated at a NetSquared London Meetup. Below, we take a look at a few of these tools as well as others that can prove to be incredibly […]

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Wales Air Ambulance rolls out CHARiot

Wales Air Ambulance relies entirely on the public’s support to raise £6.5million annually in order to continue running its four aircrafts and saving lives. Its 16 shops are a vital part of this fundraising effort but in a bid to generate more revenue, the charity recently rolled-out CHARiot, Electronic Point of Sale (EPoS) system by Nisyst, […]

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New Technology for Charities

Charities are constantly evolving in their commitment towards life-changing goals. Whilst progress has played a big part in their success, there are still many improvements and changes that could be made to achieve an even better outcome for charities. We are now seeing more and more people coming together to work towards achieving these improvements. […]

Big Data is Helping Charities

According to Microsoft, Big Data is “levelling the playing field” for charities, allowing them to obtain important information that offers similar insights to their customers as international businesses. This announcement was made at Microsoft’s first-ever digital skills conference in Edinburgh by Steven Grier, Microsoft’s manager for Scotland.

Would a Gift Aid ‘Allowance’ Encourage Giving?

Research consultancy nfpSynergy has released a paper which looks at how the Gift Aid system can be improved in order to generate more income for charities. It suggests that if people knew that a tax break would automatically be added to their donations, giving would be encouraged.  This would involve assigning an annual sum of […]

The Digital Challenges That Charities Face

A Charity Today report, published by ACEVO, the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), the Institute of Fundraising and CharityComms, provides an insight of what charities do, how they operate and how they improve people’s lives. It also looks at how charities in the UK are changing and the digital challenges they face.

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High-tech innovation at Keech Hospice Care

Keech Hospice Care has deployed new EPoS technology across its 33 charity stores to boost revenue through maximising Gift Aid contributions. “Gift Aid is a huge revenue stream for us as we raise more than £300,000 each year through its capture,” said Angela Burgess, head of retail at Keech Hospice Care. “But with research showing […]