7 Oct 2014
The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 comes into force today, which limits the amount charities can spend on campaigning in the lead-up to the general election.
Winston’s Wish, the charity for bereaved children, is looking at whether it can step into the gap left by the closure of Noah’s Ark Trust and provide services to the children the charity helped.
Chief executive of NCVO Sir Stuart Etherington has said that most charities only decide to merge when there is no other alternative because trustees don't want to confront the fact their charity is in trouble.
Stephen Lloyd, partner at law firm Bates Wells and Braithwaite, has called on all charities to help combat youth unemployment by supporting one or more NEET (not employed, in education or in training) young person.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
The Bribery Act is now in force Sarah Rowley outlines how to avoid its pitfalls.
Martyn Lewis, chair of NCVO, has said that both he and NCVO believe paying trustees is the wrong direction to take, and that people should celebrate the voluntary nature of trusteeship.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has published a report calling on community groups and statutory bodies to work together to prevent a repeat of last summer’s riots.
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