29 Oct 2013
Shelter has come under attack from the letting industry over its call to ban letting agency fees for tenants, with the Estate Agency Foundation withdrawing financial support for the charity and letting agents considering a £50,000 “fighting fund” to legally challenge Shelter.
The Charity Commission has proclaimed its Faith and Social Cohesion Unit to have been a success despite staffing shortages and funding concerns.
Transform’s campaign to overhaul UK drugs policy got a boost this week with both the chair of the Bar Council and the editor of the British Medical Journal calling for changes to the current system.
The Arts Council of England has improved its induction process for trustees after making a grant to a trustee without proper authorisation.
David Cameron has named four areas in the UK which will set off the Tories' Big Society agenda of community action.
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.
As the coalition government officially launched its Big Society agenda at a speech in Liverpool today, Charities Aid Foundation chief executive John Low advised that it would be a “mistake to switch off to (the) Labour Party”.
Pay is the new expenses. Tania Mason offers three key messages charities could use when the media puts the sector in the spotlight in its campaign against high pay.
Anne Marie Carrie has been appointed as the new chief executive of Barnardo’s, joining in November before replacing Martin Narey when he departs in January next year.
Minister for civil society Nick Hurd told a gathering of sector people last week that the newly-knighted Sir Stuart Etherington has ordered a new pair of braces depicting knights in shining armour.
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