29 Oct 2013
The Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations has criticised the Scottish regulator, OSCR, for stepping “outside its regulatory remit” in draft guidance produced for charities on the Scottish independence referendum.
Nick Brooks has been appointed as president and chairman of the Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association following ten years of serving as a trustee for the organisation.
With the World Cup and Wimbledon in full flow sport is at the top of the agenda in British hearts and minds. Justin Davis Smith looks ahead to what will be the UK's most important sporting event in decades to discuss how the London 2012 Olympics will drive volunteering into a new era.
These enormous sums, apparent lack of process or control, the impression of pals lining each others' pockets, and dissemblance (at best) combine to look more than scandalous.
Labour MP Alun Michael has been elected chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on the community and voluntary sector.
Gareth Jones argues that the campaign on behalf of the Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland is focusing on the wrong issue, and that the Foundation must compromise if it is to prevent Scottish charities' funding shortfall.
John Kingston, founder and director of Charities Aid Foundation’s social investment arm Venturesome has been appointed by The Association of Charitable Foundations as its new chair, taking office in September.
Big Society and spending cuts were top of the agenda at the Acevo summit yesterday. While Richard Reeves focused on the importance of ground-level thinking and how to win arguments against the Treasury, Stephen Bubb gave a stark warning that small charities may not be able to compete for service contracts.
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