7 Oct 2014
Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.
The charity sector is "enormously important to the Prime Minister" personally, the new minister for civil society Rob Wilson told an audience of charity leaders at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday.
William Shawcross has insisted that the regulator is not “disproportionately” focusing on Muslim charities, as Theresa May promises new powers for the Commission to tackle terrorism.
A Conservative MP who was targeted by the same freelance reporter that ended Brooks Newmark's ministerial career, said today he will complain to the Independent
Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) about the Mirror newspaper that carried the story.
29 Sep 2014
On the eve of the Conservative Party Conference, Brooks Newmark resigned as minister for civil society after allegations in the Sunday Mirror that he sent intimate photographs of himself to an undercover reporter. Rob Wilson was swiftly announced as the new minister. Civil Society News has collated some of your reactions to the news:
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
Help the Hospices has rebranded to become Hospice UK to better reflect the “breadth, dynamism and flexibility” of modern hospice care.
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.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Linkage Community Trust has made 39 people redundant as the learning disabilities charity works to refocus its services on more localised projects and reduce its dependence on specialist further education and residential students.
26 Nov 2014
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