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Marie Curie merges four departments into one and recruits Mothercare executive to lead it 1

13 Nov 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Marie Curie has today announced that it is merging its marketing, fundraising, communications, and policy and public affairs departments to create a new directorate. 

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Marie Curie merges four departments into one and recruits Mothercare executive to lead it

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Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer announce merger

Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer have today announced that they will merge to create the UK’s largest breast cancer research charity.

Islamic Relief labelled as 'terrorist' group by UAE

Aid organisation Islamic Relief is among a number of European charities to have been placed on a list of terrorist groups by the United Arab Emirates.

BeatBullying narrowly missed out £2.3m funding in the lead up to its collapse

BeatBullying was forced into administration after bids to secure £1.2m from the Department of Health and £1.1m from the European Commission failed, trustees revealed in a document handed to creditors today.

Commission investigates Christian broadcast charity over potential loss of charitable funds

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a Christian charity that broadcasts television programmes from Spain following allegations that the charity was being used for private advantage.

I hope this is an example that other medical charities will follow as it is very difficult to explain to the public why there are so many charities for certain causes.

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Charity Commission closes statutory inquiry into Christian charity following repayments

The Charity Commission has today closed a statutory inquiry into a Christian charity where trustees were forced by the regulator to repay £100,000 to the charity.

RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector

Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.

Tower Hamlets. Image courtesy of Steven Haslington.

Tower Hamlets council consistently ignored or overruled its own grantmaking guidelines when awarding grants to charities in the borough, an investigation instigated by the government has found.


NCVO announces independent review of Charity Commission governance

An independent review of the Charity Commission’s governance structure, aimed at addressing perceptions of political bias in the regulator’s work, has been announced today by NCVO.

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