Kew Gardens

More than 100 Kew Gardens staff face redundancy

31 Mar 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Up to 125 jobs could go at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew because the organisation faces a shortfall of £5m for its 2014/15 budget, the charity has said.


More than 100 Kew Gardens staff face redundancy

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Jane Tully, head of insight and engagement at debt advice charity the Money Advice Trust.

Jane Tully, deputy director of policy at CFG, has been appointed head of insight and engagement at debt advice charity the Money Advice Trust.

Shadow health secretary

A “new relationship between the NHS and the voluntary sector” is required in order to provide the most effective healthcare, shadow health secretary Andy Burnham is expected to say today at chief executives body Acevo’s Health and Social Care Conference.

Alistair Davis, CEO, and Nick Kuessnberg, chair,

Social Investment Scotland has secured £16m in investment from Big Society Capital and the Scottish government to create a social investment fund for the country.

Ventures backed by Investment and Contract Readiness Fund raise £35m

Eight of the 94 social ventures funded by the Cabinet Office’s £10m Investment and Contract Readiness Fund have won funding worth a total of £35m, according to an independent report into the fund published today.

Charities and social enterprises will get to scale in health - if they are given a chance. The improvements that they can deliver are huge.

» Philanthropy is in a 'sorry state' Ronnie Cohen tells charity leaders

Hasting Pier Charity raises over £500k from share issue

Hasting Pier Charity, which aims to restore an East Sussex seaside pier damaged in an arson attack, has raised £590,000 from community shares in six months.

Bromley Healthcare

Social enterprises working in the area of health and social care  grew by 121 per cent last year, compared to an average growth of 42 per cent across all social enterprises, according to data from the RBS SE100.

Rathbones acquires Jupiter's charity investment business

Rathbones Investment Management, the ninth-biggest charity fund manager, has bought Jupiter Asset Management Ltd’s private client and charity investment management business for £43.1m.

Stephen Frost will host the Charity Awards 2014

Civil Society Media is delighted to announce that this year's Charity Awards will be presented by actor and comedian Stephen Frost.

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