21 Apr 2015
The Wellcome Trust’s director has defended the charity’s investments in fossil fuel firms, arguing that it uses its position as a shareholder to influence companies.
The Home Office has issued a Q&A to explain the reduction of funding to voluntary sector agencies that support refugees and asylum-seekers.
The Refugee Council is facing sweeping reductions to its strategic funding and its contracts for frontline services as a result of Home Office spending cuts.
A landmark discrimination case launched against the Citizens Advice Bureau by an unpaid volunteer has been rejected by the Court of Appeal.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
The Big Society will only emerge when the government cuts the sector’s dependence on grants and strips regulations to “unleash a tide of philanthropy”, according to Cass Business School’s Philip Booth.
The charity sector loses £1.3bn a year to fraud, new estimates from the National Fraud Authority suggest - yet just £21m worth was reported by charities to the Charity Commission last year.
The age of austerity is upon us. But how will the public spending cuts really play out for civil society, and what are charities doing now to ensure they survive and thrive? Vibeka Mair investigates.
Birmingham’s five Citizens Advice Bureaux face closure after losing £600,000 in council funding, and 900 staff face redundancy nationally as the charity awaits news on central government funding.
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