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Business models of medium-sized charities 'no longer working', CFG conference hears 1

2 Jul 2015 | Emily Corfe

Diminishing public funds and emerging social needs will render the business models of medium sized charities unfit for purpose, a Charity Finance Group conference heard yesterday.


Business models of medium-sized charities 'no longer working', CFG conference hears

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Nick Hurd is new charities minister

Conservative MP Nick Hurd will be announced today as the voluntary sector’s new minister, Civil Society has learned.

Francis Maude becomes minister for the Cabinet Office

David Cameron has appointed Francis Maude as minister for the Cabinet Office but there is no news yet on who will be given responsibility for civil society within the department.

Jenny Willott will not take charities minister role

Jenny Willott has ruled herself out of the running for the charities minister role in the new government.

Sector predicts both uncertainty and opportunity in hung parliament

Civil society organisations are facing a worrying period of insecurity as a hung parliament appears nigh on certain, many sector commentators warned today.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

The ins and outs of Election 2010

Charities minister Angela Smith lost her seat in yesterday’s election after Labour’s share of the vote in her Basildon constituency fell by nearly 10 per cent, giving Conservative candidate Stephen Metcalfe the victory with 43.9 per cent.

Baroness Greenfield drops legal action against the Royal Institution

Baroness Greenfield and the Royal Institution have settled their dispute in an undisclosed out-of-court agreement.

Martyn Lewis set to be next chair of NCVO

Former broadcaster Martyn Lewis looks set to become the next chairman of NCVO after the umbrella body’s board of trustees chose him as their “preferred candidate” today.

Tory manifesto proposes Big Society tweaks,  but nothing new for charity sector

The Conservatives have emphasised ‘Big Society’ solutions to its recurring complaint about broken society in its manifesto, but offered little new strategies for the voluntary sector.

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