Tessa Ross

National Theatre's first chief executive quits citing problems with leadership structure

17 Apr 2015 | Emily Corfe

The National Theatre's first chief executive, Tessa Ross, has resigned after five months at the organisation, but will continue to work with the charity as a consultant.


National Theatre's first chief executive quits citing problems with leadership structure

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RSPCA has been without a chief executive for one year

Gavin Grant stepped down from the helm of RSPCA for health reasons one year ago and the charity is yet to appoint a successor.

NCVO: some recommendations in draft Charities Bill would have given Commission ‘too much power’

Elizabeth Chamberlain, policy manager at NCVO, has called the proposals from the parliamentary committee on the draft charities bill “sensible” and “balanced” and commended them for guarding against “inappropriate use of powers” by the Charity Commission.

Committee of MPs and peers backs more powers for Charity Commission

A parliamentary committee has backed a bill containing new powers for the Charity Commission, and has said it should also include more powers not included in the original draft.

Leona Roche

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

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

International aid charities need protection from anti-terror laws, says parliamentary committee

Humanitarian charities need greater protection from anti-terror legislation when working in conflict zones, a parliamentary committee reviewing charity law has said today.

John Downie, director of public affairs, SCVO

SCVO’s Workforce Survey 2015 has found that despite voluntary sector employees having some of the highest levels of job satisfaction, heavy workloads, poor job security and low wages are forcing many to look for new jobs.

International director of Christian charity found guilty of sexual assault

The international director of poverty relief charity Barnabas Fund has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a female member of staff and intimidating employees due to give evidence against him.

Alzheimer's Society signs up a million people to Dementia Friends campaign

The Alzheimer’s Society has hit its target of signing up a million people to its Dementia Friends campaign over the last two years, the charity said last week.

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