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Political red faces and Comic Relief red noses

2 Apr 2015 | Ian Allsop

Ian Allsop shames political red faces and embraces charitable red noses.

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Robert Ashton

A period of recovery after an accident has jolted Robert Ashton out of his comfort zone.

Azlina Bulmer is programmes and development manager at Charity Bank

In this blog from our banking partner Charity Bank, Azlina Bulmer provides a helpful guide to explain the terminology of social investment.



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Civil Society News is republishing this article from December 2013 in tribute to Daniel Phelan.

The December 2013 edition of Charity Finance magazine is the 200th issue.  To celebrate, the team at Civil Society Media hosted a party on the 31st Floor of Centre Point, central London.  Editor-in-chief and founder of the magazine, Daniel Phelan, reflected on the journey so far. This is the full text of his speech.


More mergers won’t stifle the sector, but they can help it grow

Concerns about charity mergers damaging the uniqueness and independence of the sector are unrealistic, says Richard Litchfield

It is grotesque to hear that an executive of an anti-poverty charity demands to be paid fives times the UK median wage.

» The CEO's pay must be set by trustees

'Je suis charity'

Ian Allsop is happy to be criticised, but hopes you won’t offend him if you choose to do so.

We need more mergers, but not for the reasons proposed by the 'too many charities' lobby

We need to provide more support for mergers in the charity sector, but not because it would be more efficient to have fewer charities, says David Ainsworth.

The charity sector's transparency blind spot

Large charities should follow NCVO's example and become more transparent about executive pay, writes Andrew Hind.

Pensions

David Davison urges charities that participate in local government pension schemes to respond to the Department for Communities and Local Government's consultation.  

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