18 Sep 2014
Former Nesta trustee Liam Black tweeted this morning that Nesta was “forced” to fund Big Society Network.
The Treasury Select Committee has scolded the Payments Council for attempting to abolish cheques, and told it to ensure that banks do not attempt to abandon them by stealth.
Forty two years ago Ken Loach was commissioned by Save the Children to make a film portraying its work. When the charity viewed the finished product it was banned. But Save the Children chief Justin Forsyth has now agreed for it to be shown, and its lessons to be shared. Niki May Young reports.
Over 50 car insurance providers have confirmed that they will not charge extra for volunteer drivers.
My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.
23 Aug 2011
The Charity Commission has advised civilsociety.co.uk that it will not investigate charities set up by the Prince of Wales after the Guardian raised questions over their lobbying of the government on issues including VAT rates and regional development spending.
The latest revelation, in what has become an unusually public governance dispute at the Poetry Society, has seen its director reinstated and the further resignations of three vice presidents from their honorary posts.
Anne-Marie Piper completes her overview of the governance and other issues arising for charities wishing or needing to trade.
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