Age UK spends £1.8m in latest round of redundancies
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Age UK spends £1.8m in latest round of redundancies

21 Oct 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

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.

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Arts funding model needs 'rebooting' and 'rewiring', says Arts & Business

In preparation for a predicted haemorrhaging of public funding to the arts, Arts & Business has launched a multi-pronged campaign to boost the sector’s capacity to attract private philanthropy.

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