29 Oct 2013
Leading advice services are being forced to cut back on face-to-face support and place more emphasis on digital and telephone services, a roundtable discussion of advice charity leaders revealed yesterday.
The £500,000 allocated by the Cabinet Office to Big Society Network and Society Network Foundation since April last year was for the Big Society Awards, Nick Hurd has confirmed.
In recent weeks, a number of social organisations have launched unlisted retail bonds. Philip Secrett analyses the new trend.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has commissioned a report to find ways to encourage the national media to give the voluntary sector more positive coverage, the umbrella body's chair, Martyn Lewis, has advised.
Whatever the motivation behind the idea that charities be required to publish their expenditure on campaigning and political work in their annual returns, I don't think we should reject it too quickly. While such a requirement should not become burdensome for charities, any move towards greater transparency and accountability, in our sector as in others, is a positive one.
Inspiring Impact, the voluntary sector’s collaborative effort to mainstream good-quality impact reporting, has today launched the UK’s first-ever Code of Good Impact Practice.
The Charity Awards 2013 ceremony took place on 13 June in recognition of the outstanding work undertaken throughout the sector. We spoke with some of the winners and personalities attending to find out what it takes to be a Charity Awards winner.