29 Oct 2013
While management in the charity sector has changed significantly in the past few decades, a reluctance to invest in governance has led to a stagnation of board structure and a lack of diversity, according to Dame Mary Marsh’s review of skills and leadership in the social sector.
A pioneering CSV project that matches volunteers to families with children at risk of harm has been crowned overall winner of the Charity Awards 2010.
In a fitting tribute in the twilight stages of the illustrious 47-year career of Community Service Volunteers' executive director Dame Elisabeth Hoodless, CSV has scooped the top prize for its Volunteers in Child Protection scheme. Civil Society grabs a moment in the green room with the winners who pay tribute to her efforts...
Julia Unwin, chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and a veteran of countless voluntary and public sector roles, was honoured with the outstanding leadership award at the 2010 Charity Awards last night.
How about some openness and honesty: releasing the documents "could affect the co-operation of trustees and thus prejudice the Commission’s ability to carry out its regulatory functions" - pull the other one.
Christine Pratt, chief executive of the National Bullying Helpline, has criticised the Charity Commission’s investigation into its operations, calling the regulator’s processes “far from fair, open and transparent”.
The coalition government will strive to find ways to properly resource civil society to enable it to be in the vanguard of the Big Society, Francis Maude told an audience of sector representatives today.
Public trust in charities has risen since 2008, Charity Commission chair Dame Suzi Leather announced this morning.
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