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Society Diary: Fat cats, attics and the nicest job in Britain

23 Jan 2015

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

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Society Diary: Fat cats, attics and the nicest job in Britain

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Dr Ali Nasser Muthanna and Baroness Nicholson collect the award on the night

The AMAR International Charitable Foundation scooped the award for international aid and development at last year’s Charity Awards, for its challenging work improving human rights in Iraqi prisons. Robert Cole reflects on the impact that winning the award has had.




The SOS Project team celebrate their win on the night

St Giles Trust's SOS Project won the advice, support and advocacy category at The Charity Awards 2014.  The project's leader, Junior Smart, is delighted that the judges recognised the importance of its work helping people to exit the vortex of gangs and violence.

Society Diary: Birmingham charities, fat dogs and ministers for civil society

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

Society Diary: greater transparency at think tanks, The People's Strictly and some new year's resolutions

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

Sir Clive Booth, Chair, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Getting the balance right between allocating sufficient time to discuss the issue, but not too much, can be a tricky task for any chair, says Sir Clive Booth.

Dorothy Dalton, editor of Governance

As we kick off a new year, Dorothy Dalton reminds trustees of the importance of treating all the charity's stakeholders with respect.

Society Diary: The best of 2014 (including a map that looks like a willy)

A Christmas summary of the outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Media scrutiny of the charity sector in 2014

Civil Society News is bringing you a festive countdown in the run-up to Christmas. On the seventh day we look at some examples of the heightened media scrutiny that the sector has received this year.

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