12 Feb 2015
William Shawcross told politicians yesterday that the Charity Commission shares more information with other agencies, including HMRC, than it receives in return and that he would like more information to come the regulator’s way.
Eric Pickles has announced that his Department for Communities and Local Government will give a coalition of youth volunteering bodies £10m to train 2,700 new adult volunteers.
Labour MP Hazel Blears plans to write to minister for civil society Nick Hurd urging him to consider a statutory definition for social enterprise, after he recently confirmed that the government had no plans to introduce one.
The Shaw Trust and Careers Development Group, two of the UK’s biggest welfare-to-work charities, are considering a merger.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
The National Trust and the Women’s Institute are among a coalition of civil society groups that are meeting Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne today to press for massive expansion of community energy projects across the UK.
A business networking group in Yorkshire is organising a networking event to connect business people with charities that can benefit from their skills.
The Prince of Wales is today meeting with members from youth charities, both at his Clarence House base and in South London, to discuss the issues young British people face.
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