10 Mar 2014
The Charity Commission is planning to scrutinise charities with pension deficits as it increases its accounts monitoring and review work for the year 2013/14, and takes a “tougher stance” on non-compliance issues.
Social action motivated by anger towards government, such as the recent student demonstrations against tuition fees, should be part of the Big Society debate, says the Third Sector Research Centre in a new report on ‘below the radar’ examples of community groups.
Homelessness charity, the 700 Club, is facing a bill of up to £250,000 after an employment tribunal ruled that it must adhere to Tupe regulations after beating the Salvation Army in a tender bid to provide beds in Darlington.
The majority of young people have never heard of the Big Society, according to new research from youth volunteering charity v.
I'm sorry that some MPs feel that being contacted by their constituents about issues, which those individuals obviously consider to be important, is a distraction from their work. But that's kind of what WE pay them (handsomely) for.
Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, will ask Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude and civil society minister Nick Hurd to deny press reports that the job of Dame Suzi Leather, chair of the Charity Commission, is under threat.
Sixteen of the most troubled communities in the UK are soon to be piloting the Your Square Mile initiative devised by the Big Society Network, the Network’s founder Paul Twivy announced this week.
Big Society tsar Lord Wei plans to stop working overtime for the government as the Big Society policy has developed past its early stages, says a Cabinet Office spokesman.
Gordon Hunter thinks the plans to sell off forests are 'pedestrian' and could go further.
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