'Could mega cities be even harder to work with than individual local councils?'

'Could mega cities be even harder to work with than individual local councils?'

29 Sep 2016 | Alice Sharman

Dan Corry, chief executive of NPC, asked Labour mayoral candidates how devolution would impact the charity sector, amid concerns that mega cities could be harder to work with than local councils.


'Could mega cities be even harder to work with than individual local councils?'

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Christian Aid consults staff on redundancies

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Foundations increase grantmaking to £2.7bn

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» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58


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House of Lords

Lord Rooker has said that charitable trusts should not see their capital as “sacrosanct” and that the House of Lords Committee on Charities might recommend that foundations should be forced to spend a certain amount.

Eduserv agrees £138,000 payment to retiring CEO without telling full board

Eduserv, a charity that provides IT services to the public sector, agreed to pay its retiring chief executive a settlement totalling £138,303 without the knowledge of the full board, documents seen by Civil Society News show.

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The Transforming Rehabilitation programme did not realise the full potential of the third sector and squeezed out smaller charities, a Public Accounts Committee report has said.

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