7 Oct 2014
Tania Mason is group editor at Civil Society Media.
She has been a journalist for 20-odd years and has specialised in the charity sector since 2003. Her experience has included stints on Third Sector, Marketing and PrintWeek magazines as well as agency work involving court reporting and occasional doorstepping of celebs for the tabloids. She started her career with five years on a daily newspaper in New Zealand before moving to London in 1993.
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Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.
Michael O’Toole, the first Crown Representative for the charity sector, has resigned after two years to become the new chief executive of Mentor, the youth drug and alcohol charity.
Guide Dogs increased its fundraising income by 8 per cent to £71.4m last year, but spent more than £31.2m generating it – a rise in its fundraising costs of nearly 28 per cent.
An adviser to a new charitable incorporated organisation that spent more than a year trying to open a bank account has blasted Barclays for its onerous demands and disproportionate due diligence.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
Nick Hurd voiced his "respect and love" for the charity sector in his farewell speech at the NCVO summer reception yesterday, and urged charities to cut Brooks Newmark some slack over his 'knitting and politics' comment.
The striking-off application submitted to Companies House by Society Network Foundation has been stalled after an objection was filed with the regulator.
Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.
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