Further redundancies at Action for Blind People

Further redundancies at Action for Blind People

2 Oct 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Action for Blind People made 66 people redundant last year as contracts came to an end and it reduced duplication of back office services with RNIB.


Further redundancies at Action for Blind People

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Charities often do not ask foundations for enough money when they make grant applications, the former chair of the Barrow Cadbury Trust told delegates at the Labour conference earlier this week.

CAF and John Major hail £12bn raised through gift aid

More than £60bn has been donated under gift aid in the 25 years since its introduction, according to analysis by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

Bryn Parry, founder and chief executive, Help for Heroes

Bryn Parry, the founder and chief executive of Help for Heroes, has refuted allegations made by The Times newspaper.

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The Times accuses Help for Heroes of 'spending millions on empty beds'

The Times has criticised Help for Heroes and the Ministry of Defence for allowing the cost of building recovery centres to spiral and creating more capacity than is needed.

Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah

Restrictive rules mean too much aid money is wasted on 'fundermediaries', rather than going to organisations on the ground who can spend it best, according to Civicus, a body which exists to strengthen civil society around the world.

Ian Kenyon

Cancer Research UK and Age UK have criticised The Sun for producing an “incorrect” and “plain wrong” article on charitable spending, while other charities have also disputed the newspaper's figures.

David Orr, chief executive, NHF

The umbrella body for housing associations is asking its members to support a deal which would see them deliver right-to-buy initiatives, in return for the government abandoning legislation.

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