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Sexual abuse charity to close after being overwhelmed with inquiries

21 May 2015 | Alice Sharman

A child sexual abuse charity is set to close after it was overwhelmed with inquiries following the publicity around abuse by TV presenter Jimmy Savile.

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North East aims to be top UK region for social enterprise

The North East of England is embarking on a plan to turn itself into the UK's leading region for social enterprise and voluntary sector activity.

Big Lottery Fund invests in social impact bonds

The Big Lottery Fund has today announced an £11.25m investment in social impact bonds.

bassac and Development Trusts Association propose merger

Community umbrella organisations bassac and the Development Trusts Association are consulting their members on proposals for a merger.

New Labour figures claim Tories are cutting £734m from civil society

Labour has slammed the Tories' Big Society agenda as it releases figures that show that government is cutting £734m from the voluntary sector.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Curley joins government spending review advisory group

Kevin Curley, chief executive of Navca will represent the voluntary sector on a stakeholder group established to provide advice to the government for the upcoming 2010 spending review.

Nall faces NHS accounts quandary after Moorfields appointment

The chair of Charity Finance Directors’ Group insists he will see out his tenure as chair despite his new job as finance director of an NHS hospital putting him on the wrong side of the debate about consolidation of charity accounts into NHS balance sheets.

RSPB campaign calls for environment to be spared spending axe

The RSPB has launched a campaign aimed at sparing the environment from the government’s imminent spending cuts, announcing plans to send campaigners to key constituencies and run a billboard campaign.

Prince Charles' charity fraudster jailed for three years

The finance director for Prince of Wales’ former charity the Foundation for Integrated Health has been sentenced to three years in prison for stealing £250,000 from the charity.

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