10 Mar 2014
Niki May Young
Niki May Young was employed by Civil Society Media as website editor of civilsociety.co.uk from March 2010 until July 2013. She no longer works in the sector.
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Refugees and asylum seekers who have experienced forced or exploitative labour have found volunteering “invaluable” in exiting these circumstances, a study has found.
Infrastructure bodies will increasingly struggle to generate funding from private and public sectors if they do not improve their ability to sell themselves, NCVO’s volunteering executive director Justin Davis Smith told Big Assist conference attendees yesterday.
Responsibility for youth policy and strategy has been shifted from the Department for Education to the Cabinet Office and is led by Nick Hurd from today.
Sadly fraud is a fact of life but is always more shocking when the employee works for a charity. It is essential to ensure proper double entry book keeping, if your staff team is too small for proper division of labour, hire a professional by the hour to scrutinise your control accounts.
The Public Accounts Committee responsible for reviewing the Welsh government’s grants system after the Awema scandal has published its final recommendations, which include more stringent conditions for recipients and a call for an annual report into statutory funding of the sector.
Small charities lack the confidence to use their rights under the Localism Act, and face the ultimate threat of closure under the current commissioning process, says the FSI following research it publishes today.
Leading advice services are being forced to cut back on face-to-face support and place more emphasis on digital and telephone services, a roundtable discussion of advice charity leaders revealed yesterday.
The Charity Awards 2013 ceremony took place on 13 June in recognition of the outstanding work undertaken throughout the sector. We spoke with some of the winners and personalities attending to find out what it takes to be a Charity Awards winner.
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