29 Oct 2013
While management in the charity sector has changed significantly in the past few decades, a reluctance to invest in governance has led to a stagnation of board structure and a lack of diversity, according to Dame Mary Marsh’s review of skills and leadership in the social sector.
The union Unite and Intern Aware have called on charities to stop unpaid internships, saying it breeds elitism.
As Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity seeks to expand its remit to provide support to any child with significant unmet needs, it has asked for the wider sector's feedback on its proposals.
Allison Ogden-Newton, former chief executive of Social Enterprise London, has this month joined World Child Cancer in the same role.
The Private Equity Foundation and Impetus Trust, whose merger to become Impetus – PEF is expected to be completed by June, have announced a proposed new board for their amalgamated organisation.
I hope I'm not the only person to think that HMRC is far from an ideal vehicle to regulate charities. HMRC's business is to manage the collection of tax and it currently has difficulties even in doing that. The public perception of HMRC is of people who behave like autocrats (we're always right, you're always wrong) and who cannot provide advice effectively.
Some Navca members have voiced concern over the umbrella body's direction since chief executive Joe Irvin joined in 2012, with one leaving in protest at its relationship with Acevo.
Dawn Austwick, chief executive of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, will lead the Big Lottery Fund from this Autumn.
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Crime Reduction Initiatives, the £80m-turnover drug and alcohol support charity, is restructuring its operations into two distinct divisions in order to capitalise on the government’s new offender rehabilitation agenda.
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