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Will changes to Charity Commission trustee guidance discourage people from becoming trustees?

25 Feb 2015

Leona Roche warns that proposed changes trustee guidance might have wider implications for the charity sector.  

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Will changes to Charity Commission trustee guidance discourage people from becoming trustees?

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Your gut doesn't know much - use data instead

At an event earlier this week on charities and data, Debra Allcock Tyler described data as often pointless, dangerous and counterproductive. Sue Holloway of Pro Bono Economics puts the case against her comments.

A guide to lobbying: Ten tips for legislative lobbying in the new Parliament

Specialist Parliamentary lawyer Daniel Greenberg advises on ten tools a charity can use to lobby Parliament to change the law.

A guide to lobbying: how to make friends inside government

In the first of three blogs on effective lobbying, former civil servant Michael Clarke advises how to build relationships and influence policy within government.

Society Diary: Giant golden clitoris statues, surviving a zombie apocalypse and the sector's star sign

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

If trustees don't know their basic duties, whose fault is that?

The Charity Commission is right that many trustees don't know their basic duties, but it needs to do more to tackle the issue, says Leon Ward.

Society Diary: Giant beards, cat speed dating and another review by Lord Hodgson

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

Ten tips to recruit and retain volunteers

Following the launch of his organisation's new link-up with LinkedIn to help charities recruit volunteers, Jamie Ward-Smith of Do-it offers a guide on how to find and keep them.

We must fight for the sector’s independence of voice, or risk failing those in poverty

The final report of the Independence Panel today says that charities' independence of voice is threatened. David Ainsworth says that recent comments on poverty in the UK show how important that campaigning voice is.

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