18 Sep 2014
Lisa Nandy, the shadow minister for civil society, has written to David Cameron demanding an inquiry into the “squandering” by the Cabinet Office and Big Lottery Fund of millions of pounds of public money on “questionable projects” run by Big Society Network.
Smaller charities were praised for their constant innovation in presenting their accounts on the web, at this year’s ICAEW’s online accounts awards ceremony last week.
Two of civil society’s most prominent retail lenders have seen excellent growth in the amounts they lent to organisations in the first six months of this year.
New blogger Gordon Hunter is dismayed by all the fuss over the Big Society.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
Andy Williamson explores why the forthcoming cuts should be welcomed by the sector.
Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has written to ministerial colleagues asking them to "raise the alert button" on local authority cuts to the voluntary sector.