Stuart Etherington

Many infrastructure bodies should 'shrink, merge or close' says Etherington 3

6 Oct 2015 | Emily Corfe

There are too many infrastructure organisations in the UK and many need to "shrink, merge or close", NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington said yesterday. 


Many infrastructure bodies should 'shrink, merge or close' says Etherington

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What we learned from the Labour Party Conference

Following the conference earlier this week, Alice Sharman reflects on some of the themes emerging in Brighton.

Society Diary: The Peta sexy nurse campaign, we've already got an FPS, and fundraising hits peak guru

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

Wes Streeting

MPs, especially Conservatives, want to “have their cake and eat it” by having pictures taken with charities but ignoring their lobbying on policy, MP Wes Streeting told the Labour Party Conference earlier this week.

Islamic Relief would not have been as successful if it was formed today, Labour Party Conference hears

The director of Islamic Relief UK said that if his charity was being formed today, the climate towards Muslim charities would have stopped it from getting the success it has had.

Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

Kate Lee

Children’s charity CLIC Sargent has announced the appointment of Kate Lee as its new chief executive.

Steve Gray

Nuffield Health announced the appointment of new chief executive Steve Gray yesterday, following the resignation of the charity sector’s highest earner, David Mobbs last week.

Sector bodies call on PM to allocate funds for ‘Community Capital Fund’ in open letter

Ten major sector bodies have written to the Prime Minister asking him to make it easier for community groups to take over local assets and for smaller organisations to bid for government tenders.

Commission issues terrorism alert after police find charity assets in hands of overseas terrorists

The Charity Commission has today issued a terrorism alert reminding organisations of their legal responsibilities after investigations found charity assets in terrorist hands.

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