Lynda Thomas, chief executive, Macmillan Cancer Support
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Five women in charity who inspire me

6 Mar 2015 | Lynda Thomas

Lynda Thomas, who was announced yesterday as chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, talks about the women in the charity sector she finds inspirational.

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Carrot and stick

Community isn't led by government, so why wait for it to tell you what to do, protests Robert Ashton.

Two tribes - when male panelists meet female campaigners

Men may have ruled the political panel, but women packed the punches from the audience in the Civil Society Question Time debate, says Niki May Young.

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It’s two years since Britain voted in the previously unlikely coalition of the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. Celina Ribeiro tracks the main developments of the coalition’s first half of government.

Finding the value in marketing

You learn something every day, they say, and Andrew Chaggar is certainly finding this the case as he delves deeper into the leadership of European Disaster Volunteers.

The very short-term experiences people have when they use our services - a full tummy, a good game of football, getting the giggles - are outcomes too.

» Bring unicorns back to our world: the problem with outcomes

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Men will not readily surrender the advantage they enjoy in the world of work, says Chris Piggott – we need laws to speed up equality.


How much information do trustees really need?

Following a visit to the theatre Martin Farrell ponders how much information trustees need to have.

A solution to regulating society lotteries

Inspired by a debate between Joe Saxton and an employee of the Gambling Commission, David Philpott devises his own solution to who is best placed to regulate society lotteries.

A case of 'non' discrimination

David Davison highlights a recent age discrimination case and warns charities about the potential costs of participating in public sector pensions schemes.

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