Charities should require trustees and senior staff to declare any party political activity undertaken in a personal capacity, draft guidance from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations has said.
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Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
10 Dec 2014
Lisa Nandy, shadow minister for civil society, will promise a raft of measures to grow volunteering as she reveals the results of Labour’s consultation with the voluntary sector later today.
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.
Charities will be able to borrow up to £5m a year under social investment tax relief, in line with recommendations from sector bodies, it was announced in today’s Autumn Statement.
NCVO and Acevo are both reviewing the Charity Commission, but there’s no suggestion of one-upmanship, says Ian Allsop.