Stuart Etherington

Many infrastructure bodies should 'shrink, merge or close' says Etherington 3

6 Oct 2015 | Emily Corfe

There are too many infrastructure organisations in the UK and many need to "shrink, merge or close", NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington said yesterday. 


Many infrastructure bodies should 'shrink, merge or close' says Etherington

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Government misses minimum recruitment target for National Citizen Service despite £130m spend

The Office for Civil Society failed to hit its minimum recruitment targets for the most recent round of the National Citizen Service despite spending £130m on it in the most recent financial year, government figures show.

 Tory MP demands explanation from her party for cancelled Muslim charities event

A Conservative MP has attacked her own party’s decision to cancel a Muslim charities event at the last minute, and has demanded an explanation – but the party itself has still offered no reason, three days after the decision was taken.

Prince Charles speaking at the British Asian Trust annual dinner

Richard Hawkes, former chief executive of Scope, has landed a new job as chief executive of the British Asian Trust, one of Prince Charles' charities.

Richard Hawkes is new chief executive of the British Asian Trust

After a summer of reflection and contemplation, the former Scope chief executive has landed in a newly-created role of chief executive at the British Asian Trust. By Tania Mason.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

 The Conservatives’ latest attack on charities’ freedom of speech is the most worrying yet

The Conservative Party reacted to unsubstantiated allegations against Muslim charities by removing their right to speak at conference. David Ainsworth says this is unacceptable behaviour from the country’s ruling party.

‘Some charities have become more political in the way they campaign’ Conservative MP claims

Some charities “have become more political in the way they campaign” and need to be clearer with donors about where their money is being spent, the Conservative Party Conference heard yesterday.

12 charity workers killed in US-led attack on Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Afghanistan

Médecins Sans Frontières has confirmed that 12 of its staff and at least seven patients, including three children, have been killed after a trauma centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan was bombed at the weekend.

Muslim charities barred from speaking at Tory conference in 'direct attack on free speech'

The Conservative Party has cancelled a joint Acevo and Muslim Charities Forum event at its conference at the last minute, without telling the speakers, following a critical Daily Telegraph article.

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