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Actors from The Killing have joined forces with Save the Children in a spoof film to make the world better with a sweater.
Training schemes for young people are being threatened by budget difficulties at the Learning and Skills Council (LSC), the Association of Training Providers (ALP) has warned. In a letter to Ed Balls, the secretary of state for children, schools and families, ALP's chief executive Graham Hoyle OBE (pictured) said the government’s Entry to Employment (E2E) training programme is about to be cut for 16-18 year olds at greatest risk of becoming part of the NEET group.
The web puts integration back on the agenda, says John Tate. Twenty years ago I left my job as a finance director in the commercial sector and set up an IT business. 1989 was the start of perhaps the last recession. Early clients in my IT business included organisations in the charity sector.
Just a quick message to all the professional fundraisers taking part in Sunday's London Marathon who are running the race.
The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association (PFRA) is offering half-price membership to charities if they also join the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB). Organisations need to apply before 29 May to take up the opportunity to save £50 when they join or renew membership, and agencies can save £125. The PFRA has 135 existing members. Mick Aldridge, chief executive of the PFRA and board member of the FRSB, jointly organised the deal after the FRSB recently adopted some of the PFRA’s initiatives, including forming an advisory forum.
The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.
Bad hair days have been known to cause mirror obsession, missed nights out and even absences from work.
A £49m funding bid for facilities was rejected this week because it missed the application deadline by three minutes.
Child mentoring charity Chance UK will not now receive a retrospective funding cut from Hackney Council, but will still be forced to reduce services to children as funding for the current year remains in doubt.