12 Feb 2015
Swansea charity Cyrenians Cymru formally entered administration yesterday as it is revealed that staff have continued to work without pay for almost six weeks.
The charity and voluntary sector is entering an “age of opportunity” thanks to the skills of an ageing population, according to Lynne Berry, chair of the Commission on the Voluntary Sector and Ageing.
Sir Stephen Bubb says that the voluntary sector needs to be at the heart of designing and delivering public services. This article is part of a series on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.
The government has confirmed that it will press ahead with plans to split English Heritage in two and set up a charity even though a “significant minority” of respondents to its consultation thought the £80m allocated for the project will not be enough.
A survey by the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action has found that relationships with local authorities have improved for 37 per cent of its member organsiations.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
The Electoral Commission has said charities will have to record their employees’ Twitter use, if those organisations have asked their employees to campaign. David Ainsworth says the rules don't make sense.
Members of Unite at housing charity St Mungo’s Broadway have overwhelmingly voted to take seven days of strike action following disputes over changes imposed by a new senior management team.
World Vision’s chief executive Justin Byworth has announced he will step down at the end of the year after 26 years at the charity, including five in the top role.
13 Oct 2014
Former minister for civil society Brooks Newmark announced yesterday he will step down as MP at the next election following revelations he sent explicit texts to a second person.
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