12 Feb 2015
The Prime Minister’s office told Nick Hurd to continue funding Big Society Network even though the then-minister for civil society had raised concerns about its poor performance and financial sustainability, the National Audit Office has found.
The ninth Charity Technology Conference took place on Wednesday and Civil Society News has collated some of the insights from the day.
Social impact bonds have several advantages but face challenges to success including complexity, scale and difficulty proving their effectiveness, according to a report commissioned by the Big Lottery Fund.
The Charity Commission has closed a case reviewing the high pay of a school’s head after finding that the governance at the school has been “significantly improved”.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
Whatever type of customer-relationship management system charities use, the biggest challenge is convincing staff to use it properly, delegates at the Charity Technology Conference heard this week.
A charity set up in memory of Damilola Taylor, the schoolboy who was stabbed to death in south London, could be saved from closure after a telephone fundraising agency stepped in to provide funding.
The latest in Save the Children’s #vlogforgood series offers some top tips on how to avoid catching Ebola.
Proposals from the Smith Commission to give Scotland powers over the rate of income tax will have “significant implications” for tax relief on donations, charity infrastructure bodies said today.