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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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Embedding digital in a traditional organisation

The Children's Society has been creating a digital culture. It hasn't been easy, but it has been worth it, says Emma Callagher.


The Big Society Network saga needs further digging

Richard Caulfield was suspicious about the independence of Big Society Network way back in 2010.


Society Diary: Bigot bingo and idle thumbs

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

Film of the week: 100 days since 223 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram, by ActionAid

To mark 100 days since 223 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram, ActionAid has carried out fresh interviews with their relatives and campaigners to urge the government to do more to rescue the girls.

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.

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A shameful saga

The real shame of the Big Society Network saga is the hundreds of genuine, effective charities that missed out on funding, says Tania Mason.

Society Diary: Is charity calendar banned from Facebook really pornographic?

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

Hurd quits: The sector reacts

Last night Nick Hurd was one of 12 ministers and three members of the Cabinet to leave their government roles, as part of the Prime Minister's dramatic reshuffle of senior roles. Civil Society News is kept track of events as they unfolded.

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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