David McCollough, chief executive, RVS
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Demonstrate effectiveness or risk losing public trust, charities told

24 Oct 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Charities must demonstrate their effectiveness better to the public or face losing trust, David McCullough, chief executive of Royal Voluntary Service, said yesterday.

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