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Brooks Newmark quits over tabloid allegations; Rob Wilson is new minister 9

29 Sep 2014

Rob Wilson MP has been installed as the new minister for civil society following Saturday's resignation of Brooks Newmark in response to a Sunday Mirror sexting sting.

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Brooks Newmark quits over tabloid allegations; Rob Wilson is new minister

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Learn Appeal is the elearning industry charity

An adviser to a new charitable incorporated organisation that spent more than a year trying to open a bank account has blasted Barclays for its onerous demands and disproportionate due diligence.


 

Camilla Batmanghelidjh

The chief executive of the children’s charity Kids Company has said that it is at risk of closure unless it receives “proper government funding”.

Labour to focus on grant funding for charities

Labour politicians last night unveiled a series of priorities for the voluntary sector, including a drive to increase grant funding, on the opening day of the party’s national conference.

CharityComms launches new drive to improve public understanding of charity

CharityComms is establishing a working group to look at how charities can be more proactive in explaining how they work and respond to criticism, in a bid to maintain public trust and confidence in the sector.

It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Devolution 'will affect how charities operate'

The political landscape that charities operate in looks set to change following the Scottish decision to vote against independence, NCVO has warned.

Brooks Newmark MP, minister for civil society

The problem with Brooks Newmarks' clarification last week is that the line between 'politics' and 'party politics' is so thin as to be virtually invisible, argues Leon Ward.

Brooks Newmark: 'I wholeheartedly agree' that charities should advocate for beneficiaries

Charities minister Brooks Newmark has said charities have “every right to campaign within the law” and that "I wholeheartedly agree” with the idea that charities should advocate on behalf of their beneficiaries.

Guide Dogs' legacy advert

Guide Dogs increased its fundraising income by 8 per cent to £71.4m last year, but spent more than £31.2m generating it – a rise in its fundraising costs of nearly 28 per cent.

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