12 Feb 2015
The Charity Commission has sided with the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals on a decision that would allow it to change its objects to offer paid-for services.
Staff at the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator are more motivated than they were, have a greater personal attachment to the organisation and are more confident in the board’s vision for the future, according to a new survey.
Eric Pickles has announced that his Department for Communities and Local Government will give a coalition of youth volunteering bodies £10m to train 2,700 new adult volunteers.
Three UK-based charities are placed amongst the top twenty best NGOs in the world in a report by the Global Journal.
Labour MP Hazel Blears plans to write to minister for civil society Nick Hurd urging him to consider a statutory definition for social enterprise, after he recently confirmed that the government had no plans to introduce one.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
The Shaw Trust and Careers Development Group, two of the UK’s biggest welfare-to-work charities, are considering a merger.
The National Trust and the Women’s Institute are among a coalition of civil society groups that are meeting Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne today to press for massive expansion of community energy projects across the UK.
A business networking group in Yorkshire is organising a networking event to connect business people with charities that can benefit from their skills.
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