Civil society organisations across Europe are seeing their independence come under threat
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Civil society organisations across Europe are seeing their independence come under threat

Voluntary organisations across Europe are coming under pressure from governments not to campaign on issues, warns Heidi Sandberg. This article is part of a series on the future of the
voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the
publication of  a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.

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Society Diary: Naked except for a baffled sheep

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

Focus on ‘independence’ should not distract us from the fact that charities should deliver more public services

Sir Stephen Bubb says that the voluntary sector needs to be at the heart of designing and delivering public services. This article is part of a series on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of  a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.

The Electoral Commission's proposals for monitoring employee Twitter use are unworkable

The Electoral Commission has said charities will have to record their employees’ Twitter use, if those organisations have asked their employees to campaign. David Ainsworth says the rules don't make sense.

Society Diary:$30m sculpture not donated to museum because it won’t fit inside

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

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

Charities must play a part in the growth of the enabling state

With the state adopting a more enabling role Sir John Elvidge says that there is an opportunity for charities to influence public service delivery. This article is part of a series on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of  a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.

Are charities doing enough to contribute to the common good?

Steve Wyler warns that the voluntary sector must not become complacent about its contribution to the common good. This is the third in a series of articles on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of  a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.

Paula Sussex's first speech suggests considerable change at the Charity Commission

The new chief executive of the Charity Commission, Paula Sussex, gave her first external speech yesterday to the Charity Finance Summit, run by Civil Society Media. David Ainsworth looks at what her words suggest for the future of charity regulation.

'The danger is that too much of the sector has become obsessed with trying to win contracts'

In the second of a series of articles on the future of the voluntary sector, Dan Corry examines the role charities play in delivering public services.

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