Richard Hawkes is new chief executive of the British Asian Trust

Hawkes touches down at British Asian Trust

5 Oct 2015 | Tania Mason

After a summer of reflection and contemplation, the former Scope chief executive has landed in a newly-created role of chief executive at the British Asian Trust. By Tania Mason.


Hawkes touches down at British Asian Trust

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Barbara Frost won the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement

Barbara Frost, chief executive of WaterAid for the last ten years, was honoured with the first-ever eponymously named Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement, at The Charity Awards 2015.  She spoke to Tania Mason about her career.

Rose Bray, Steve Raw, Ned Younger and Tania Mason

Charityworks - the voluntary sector's graduate recruitment programme, has been running for more than six years with nearly 100 charities and housing associations taking part.  Tania Mason spoke to some of those involved.

Rob Wilson MP, minister for civil society

Two days after the Chancellor unveiled his latest plan to cut public spending and outsource large swathes of public services, the minister for civil society has outlined his ideas for boosting the capacity of charities and social enterprises to provide them.  Tania Mason reports.

Lisa Nandy: The lack of grant funding is squeezing innovation out of the sector

The shadow minister for civil society tells David Ainsworth her priorities for the sector.

Alice Maynard

Bringing a charity back from the brink of collapse is a tricky business – but for Alice Maynard, outgoing chair of Scope, the solution is as much about the human touch as it is about bottom-line financials. Emily Corfe speaks to her about how she did it.

Chris Mould: 'those in power are sidestepping their responsibility to vulnerable people'

The chair of the Trussell Trust talks about why government threatened to shut his charity down, and how sector independence is under threat.

Michael Norton, winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award at The Charity Awards 2014

The Charity Awards judges selected Michael Norton to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award in 2014. Tania Mason met the man whose fingerprints are all over civil society.

Tony Hawkhead: 'They have worked my socks off and yet I am feeling more excited than when I started'

Only a charity would ask its chief executive to sleep out on the streets for a night, in his first week on the job. But Sir Tony Hawkhead professed to be “more excited than when I started” when he spoke to Kirsty Weakley at the end of his first week at Action for Children.

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