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7 Nov 2014 | Ian Allsop

Ian Allsop calls for a charity to be set up to campaign on behalf of oppressed right-wing politicians.

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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.

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.

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

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.

The domino effect

The haste of the quango cuts has David Davison worried about the impact on organisations big and small as he warns that  pension schemes could provide the final straw to break your organisation's back.

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