29 Oct 2013
A Welsh representative has been appointed to join the six new Charity Commission board members announced earlier this month.
Shadow minister for civil society Gareth Thomas has tabled a series of Parliamentary questions to minister Nick Hurd about the government's funding of Big Society Network and the allocation of Social Action Fund money.
Charities’ membership or non-membership of the Fundraising Standards Board could be included on the charity register from 2014, alongside details of any public fundraising arrangements, following proposals put to the charity sector for consultation by the Charity Commission today.
Birkbeck University of London has come under fire over plans to close its Masters course in Voluntary and Community Sector Studies.
Cancer Research UK has signed up 16 high-flying philanthropists to the development board to lead its £100m fundraising campaign for the Francis Crick Institute.
At a time when the NHS and Local Authorities are being told to put everything out to competitive tendering it is rank hypocrisy and smacks of cronyism to learn that Government favoured schemes do not have to follow suit.
The Information Tribunal has ruled that the Department for Work and Pensions must publish the names of the businesses and charities which are involved in its unpaid work experience schemes.
Peter Bennett-Jones has decided to step down as chairman of Comic Relief after 15 years at the helm.
One of the biggest trade retailers in the UK, Screwfix, has set up a charity that will provide grants for charities to fix, maintain and improve their properties.
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