Society Diary: Cocks not Glocks and RNLI to the rescue(s)
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Society Diary: Cocks not Glocks and RNLI to the rescue(s)

26 Aug 2016

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

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Leigh Daynes, executive director, Doctors of the World UK

This week World Vision USA reversed its decision to hire married gay people after opposition from donors. Its anti-gay marriage stance is an "insidious tip of an iceberg" warns Leigh Daynes.

Film of the week: Pet Fit Club by PDSA

PDSA is looking for podgy pets to take part in a six-month diet and exercise plan, and the film featuring last year’s winner demonstrates the impact losing weight can have on an animal's quality of life.

Society Diary: Make-up, the Magna Carta and a misplaced kitchen

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

Mass micro-action could be the future for charities

Micro-actions are gathering pace. Vibeka Mair looks at recent examples and explores the key to their success. 

Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.

» The story in the Times isn't nonsense, the sector needs to sit up and take notice

Avoiding governance shambles

The Co-op's current troubles is a classic case of how bad governance can cripple an organisation says Tesse Akpeki.

Not just driven, driven worshipfully

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

Society Diary: Going commando versus copping a feel

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

Charities cannot let complaints from politicians keep them quiet

The recent Charity Commission investigation into the Family and Childcare Trust is an example of how complaints can be used as a tool to muzzle charities. Campaigners must make sure it doesn't work says David Ainsworth.

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