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Oxfam director attacks Acevo and NCVO for 'toothless' response to public criticism of charities

27 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

Bodies like Acevo and NCVO have failed to provide proper leadership and lacked a concerted response in defending charities from public criticism, Oxfam's director of communications said this week.


Oxfam director attacks Acevo and NCVO for 'toothless' response to public criticism of charities

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High Court to hear Catholic Care gay adoption case

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Charity benevolent fund recruits new chief

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Charity Commission to assess public benefit of the Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House Covent Garden has volunteered to have its public benefit assessed by the Charity Commission.

Career civil servant gets top OTS job

The Office of the Third Sector has announced that Rolande Anderson is to join as its new director general, succeeding Campbell Robb who leaves at the end of this month to join Shelter as chief executive.

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