Charities 'do not live up to young employees' expectations', NCVO conference hears

Charities 'do not live up to young employees' expectations', NCVO conference hears 3

17 Jun 2015 | Alice Sharman

Many charities do not live up to graduate employees’ expectations, do not make the most of talented young people, and are too tolerant of bad management, a charity recruitment specialist told an NCVO conference this week.


Charities 'do not live up to young employees' expectations', NCVO conference hears

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Merged breast cancer charity unveils name, Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Now, which was formed by the merger of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign, has launched today with a new ad campaign and the ambition to “stop breast cancer deaths by 2050”.

Bubb attacks William Shawcross over ‘disappointing’ crisis speech

Acevo's chief executive has criticised the chair of the Charity Commission's comments about the sector being in 'crisis', and accused him of undermining the sector. 

Alex Whinnom

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.

RNIB staff angered by plans to transfer 438 jobs to Action for Blind People, says union

The RNIB is to transfer 438 employees to Action for Blind People in September, but trade union Unison said staff have been angered by the proposals.

Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB


A charity director has denied claims she sacked two charity founders to give her carpet salesman boyfriend the job of chief executive.

WaterAid/Georgie Scott

The anti-poverty charity ActionAid UK has announced that Girish Menon will join the organisation as its new chief executive.

Victim Support Scotland

A government-funded victim support charity is facing legal action after telling its deputy chief executive and five other staff they are at risk of redundancy.

Three days paid volunteering leave for employees to go ahead, says minister for civil society

The government will go ahead with proposals for employees to receive three days of volunteering leave, the minister for civil society said yesterday in his first keynote speech of the new Parliament.

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