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25 Jul 2014 | Richard Caulfield

Richard Caulfield was suspicious about the independence of Big Society Network way back in 2010.


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The community of Akumadan outside their new school

Niki May Young believes the need for international aid is greater than the need for localism.

The pension time bomb

Charities should professionalise their pension fund trustee boards says Bikram Dhesi.

Joe Ludlow

Establishing the demand for capital and attracting investors are key to the development of the Big Society Bank, says Joe Ludlow. 

Season's gratings

A whistle and a hamper full of goodies is all Ian Allsop needs for Christmas.

Perhaps the wider message for us all is that - if you ask for help at the 11th hour, you are already a few hours late!

» Is there a Luddite in your CVS?

The GuideStar saga trundles on

For a service that was intended to promote transparency, the ongoing GuideStar saga is depressingly confusing and opaque, says Tania Mason.

Slow progress - the toils of upgrading technology

Upgrading a laptop proves to be a lengthy unrewarding chore, says John Tate.

Dick Turpin

Gordon Hunter worries that the Lottery's new £200m Big Local Trust will reduce even further the grants available to the grassroots

Dinner service

Ian Allsop provides an overview of the CFDG annual dinner and assesses that diners enjoy what's on their plates despite talk of lavish cuts.

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