26 Nov 2014
RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector 2
Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.
Caroline Cooke from the Charity Commission outlines five points charities should consider when delivering public services as part of a consortium.
The committee members of a learning disability charity recently transferred all the assets and liabilities to a charitable company to protect themselves from personal liability without informing the membership of the unicorporated charity. A charity lawyer and governance consultant respond.
Christine Rigby explains what powers charites have under the Companies Act 2006.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
The Duchess of Cambridge will become the patron of four charities and will also volunteer for the Scout Association.
Former footballer-turned-film star Vinnie Jones has used his hard man image to show support for the British Heart Foundation in its latest television advert to promote 'hands-only CPR'.
Tom Flood, chief executive of the Charity Award-winning environmental charity BTCV Group, is to step down in July after a quarter-century working for the organisation.
There's no disputing that trustees donate a lot of time to the charities they serve, but what about money? Martin Farrell suggests ways for trustees to get involved in fundraising.
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