13 Nov 2014
ITV has said it is taking legal advice over the way the money from its Text Santa appeal was used by the BeatBullying Group.
The Public Services (Social Value) Bill passed through the House of Commons on Friday without amendments which would have seen a greater role for civil society organisations in public service commissioning.
The Law Commission has indicated that it plans to examine charity legislation after Lord Hodgson has concluded his review of the Charities Act, and there may even be another draft charities bill produced in 2015.
Umbrella bodies have welcomed the creation of the £1bn government fund to tackle youth unemployment but stress that the voluntary sector must be involved in its delivery.
Andrew Chaggar reports for the last time from the frontline in Haiti, where he has led a team of European Disaster Volunteers since the earthquake in 2010. Here he explains why the charity is withdrawing from the country, despite it being in need of further assistance.
Don't bring the public into this Brooks. Our research shows again and again that the public don't have a problem with charities' campaigning. Indeed campaigning is bottom of the public's list of concerns not top.
Maureen McGinn has been appointed as the chair of the Big Lottery Fund Scotland Committee and to the UK board.
24 Nov 2011
Public trust in charities has rebounded since January this year but still remains over 10 percentage points lower than just before the last general election, new research from nfpSynergy suggests.
Amendments proposed by Labour to the Public Services (Social Value) Bill, which include a requirement for direct consultation with the Charity Commission, Acevo, NCVO and others, could provide greater safeguards for not-for-profit involvement in the public service contracting process.
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