Society Diary: A knightly news tale, an overdue announcement and goodbye sweet Bubb
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Society Diary: A knightly news tale, an overdue announcement and goodbye sweet Bubb

22 Jul 2016

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

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Society Diary: A knightly news tale, an overdue announcement and goodbye sweet Bubb

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Has the charity sector become disengaged from its donors and beneficiaries?

David Ainsworth says that last week's research into public trust and confidence suggests that large charities are viewed as out of touch and unrepresentative by their supporter base, and need to take action to address this.

Society Diary: Another King, another carpark

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

The failure of the Big Society caused Brexit

The Big Society was a PR stunt and and its failure contributed to the leave result at last week's European Referendum, says Ben Darlington.

Sector reacts to Brexit vote

Following the news that emerged in the early hours that the UK has voted to leave the EU, the sector has been reacting on Twitter. We round up some key responses.

Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.

» The cuts don't work

Society Diary: Brian Blessed to provide the voice of a toilet at Glastonbury

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Where do charities stand on the European Union Referendum?

Which charities have got involved in the European Union referendum debate? And what do they think?

Why the charity sector needs to vote for Remain in the European Union referendum

Rob Wilson, minister for civil society, says that Brexit is a huge risk to charities.

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Last night Civil Society Media hosted the 17th annual Charity Awards, held to identify, recognise and reward those organisations doing exceptional work in all areas of charitable activity. We recap what was said on social media.

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