29 Oct 2013
Niki May Young
Website editor, civilsociety.co.uk
Niki is website editor at Civil Society Media. A seasoned journalist she has specialised in online content since 2007. Before joining Civil Society Media Niki was news editor for the world's largest architecture news website, World Architecture News, where she was instrumental in increasing subscribers from 115,000 to 135,000 during her editorship.
She has gained experience with the BBC, Sky News and independent production company SilverfishTV, where she assisted the production of political, charitable and union films. Her freelance writing has spanned a range of printed publications and online media.
She is also charity member and former trustee of Pass It On Africa, a charity which aims to provide education to children and young people across the continent.
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While management in the charity sector has changed significantly in the past few decades, a reluctance to invest in governance has led to a stagnation of board structure and a lack of diversity, according to Dame Mary Marsh’s review of skills and leadership in the social sector.
As Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity seeks to expand its remit to provide support to any child with significant unmet needs, it has asked for the wider sector's feedback on its proposals.
The City of London Corporation has appointed a new chief grants officer at the City Bridge Trust as Clare Thomas has decided to move on after 18 years in the role.
Mountstar PTC Ltd, the single corporate trustee of the Cup Trust, has a month to expand on its appeal against the Charity Commission's decision to open a statutory inquiry into the charity, after its grounds were deemed 'too vague' by the Charity Tribunal judge.
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An alliance of leading social care charities and major private sector organisations has been launched to combat youth homelessness.
The Cabinet Office has announced the six new board members of the Charity Commission that will replace the current governance team at the regulator serving under William Shawcross as chair.
The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has passed five schools in its charity test, but one has failed, having provided “too narrow” an access to the benefit it provides.
Prince Charles has accumulated £3.3m for his charitable trust from the undesignated legacies of the deceased in Cornwall.
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