'Stop accusing volunteers of replacing paid staff; those jobs are never coming back'

'Stop accusing volunteers of replacing paid staff; those jobs are never coming back'

29 Sep 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

People should stop moaning about volunteers replacing paid staff because those jobs are never coming back, the chief executive of Volunteering Matters said earlier this week.


'Stop accusing volunteers of replacing paid staff; those jobs are never coming back'

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Labour MP wants National Citizen Service to be rolled out in Wales

A Labour MP has urged the Welsh government and Westminster to agree to bring National Citizen Service to Wales.

We need the press to investigate the larger charities, says CEO of Media Trust

Caroline Diehl, chief executive of the Media Trust, has said that it is important that charities are scrutinised by the press to help rebuild public trust, at a Labour Party Conference fringe event.

Commission launches investigation into mosque where 'Kill Ahmadis' leaflets were handed out

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a London mosque where leaflets which called for the killing of a sect of Muslims were distributed.

Charities need to be robust with their campaigning, MP Wes Streeting tells Acevo fringe

Charities must be robust when they are campaigning, even when they are threatened with court action by the government, MP Wes Streeting said at an event at the Labour Party Conference this week.

To encourage the sector’s HR Directors to offer opportunities to younger people is not in any way undervaluing the importance and significance of older workers.

» Reduce the age of your workforce to get more fresh ideas, NCVO conference told

David Archer, ActionAid's director of programmes

ActionAid has distanced itself from a warning made by its director of programmes that NGOs are reluctant to stand up to the Department for International Development, stressing that it welcomes the commitment to aid made by the new Secretary of State.

Charities are elitist because society is elitist, Labour Party Conference hears

Some parts of the charity sector are elitist, but this is partly because the rest of society is elitist, the director of Class said at a Labour Party Conference fringe event hosted by Acevo yesterday.

Tanya Steele to replace David Nussbaum as head of WWF-UK

Tanya Steele has been appointed the new chief executive of WWF-UK, taking over from the departing David Nussbaum.

MEP: Charities must make their voices heard during Brexit discussions

A Labour MEP has said that charities have a “crucial” role to play as Britain redefines its relationship with the rest of the world post-Brexit.

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