13 Nov 2014
Age UK spent £1.81m on 120 redundancies in 2014, on top of £1.17m last year, as part of a review of the structure of the organisation, according to its latest annual accounts.
Cut to the core, as it used to say in some ad or other. The MPs’ expenses row isn’t about their claims for expenses, its about weak management and the alleged exploitation of that weakness by a relatively small group of presumably unscrupulous or amoral individuals.
The Charity Commission has banned the League Against Cruel Sports from using an advert which highlighted the letters "Cruel Tory" in its slogan, deeming it too political.
The press are in a snow flurry over the UK’s favourite water-cooler subject – the weather. From panic-buyers emptying superstores to revellers being trapped all night in pubs by snow and the UK running out of gas by Sunday, the media has milked every angle of the cold snap possible. But the Metro’s charity angle has taken it a bit too far, even by tabloid standards.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
The Charity Employees Benevolent Fund has appointed former Charities Aid Foundation innovation head Gill Nunn as its new director.
Acevo and the NHS Partners Network have successfully lobbied for an inquiry into a Primary Care Trust’s decision to only accept tenders for running its community services from NHS organisations.
The Charity Awards 2010 is now open for entries. Now in its 11th year, the Charity Awards recognise excellence in the leadership and management of charities. The Awards provide a perfect opportunity for you to propel your charity’s work into the spotlight, to influence policymakers and funders and to boost the morale of your staff and stakeholders.
This month, Fundraising releases the findings of the first survey of those people in the top fundraising positions in the top 100 charities by income. In what will be an annual tracking study we discover who exactly is in charge of filling the purses at the UK’s largest charities. vibeka mair reports from behind the director’s chair