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30 Jul 2014 | Tania Mason

Wage bill savings at the Charity Commission have finally outweighed the direct costs of making a third of its staff redundant.  But Tania Mason wonders if it is a false economy.

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Restricting new charities will vandalise the sector

Leon Ward is worried about recent statements from the sector that there may be too many charities.

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Film of the week: Top ten activities you can do in your back garden or local park by National Trust

Just in time for the school holidays the National Trust has launched this video, fronted by comedian Hugh Dennis, counting down the top 10 outdoor activities to inspire ‘cotton wool generation’ children to connect with nature.

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Bring unicorns back to our world: the problem with outcomes

How many outcomes and logic models can fit on the head of a pin? Vu Le enlightens us.

Trustees have to be able to justify how charities pay their staff

Dorothy Dalton considers the implications of NCVO's executive pay inquiry for trustee boards.

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