Russell-Cooke's Charity and Social Business team's topical debate for 2014 was "This house believes that the public does not understand the role of charities or their regulator".

Hosted at the Southbank Centre, participants included William Shawcross Chair of the Charity Commission, Sir Stuart Etherington Chief Executive of NCVO, Lesley-Anne Alexander CBE, Chief Executive of RNIB and Chair of ACEVO and Joe Saxton founder of nfpSynergy.

The debate was chaired by Andrew Studd, partner in the charity and social business team.

Russell-Cooke’s debate on the public’s perception of charity sector.pdf