15 May 2014
New research from the Office of National Statistics has found there is no significant difference in outcomes between care homes or early years providers from the voluntary sector compared with private or public providers.
The University of Portsmouth Students’ Union has already secured a £15,000 grant since becoming the first student union in the country to register as a charity with the Charity Commission last week.
The Big Issue has been awarded the Social Enterprise Mark and has begun displaying it on the magazine’s front cover.
Sport England has invested £93,000 of exchequer funds in Volunteering England to encourage sports volunteering. The move comes in advance of the London 2012 Olympics volunteering strategy announcement in July.
Charities and social enterprises will get to scale in health - if they are given a chance. The improvements that they can deliver are huge.
The majority of the UK’s top 5,000 charities have seen the value of their net assets fall as a result of the recession, with the total value of the biggest charities’ assets taking a steep dive.
Government policies need to be fleshed out but a coherent landscape for the sector exists within the coalition, said chief executive of Volunteering England Justin Davis Smith at a BT Volunteering event last night.
RSPB has undertaken a £20,000 tactical advertising campaign directed at MPs, covering Westminster tube station with messages calling for their support as “ambassadors for nature”.
The founder of a prisoner support charity People’s Opportunity to Work Trust has been jailed after committing a series of banking frauds in a bid to raise £2.5m to support his charity when its money ran out.
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