18 Sep 2014
Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.
Sir Stuart Etherington has called on the government to relaunch the Future Jobs Fund after figures released in the latest Labour Force Survey show that voluntary sector employment has dropped by 5 per cent over the past twelve months.
Charities that run prisons should have their charitable status revoked, according to Frances Crook, chief executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform.
Bates, Wells and Braithwaite has been named the top law firm for charities in the 2011 Legal 500 list.
The Public Administration Select Committee has warned that the Big Society agenda will fail as civil servants do not have the skills to implement it, and there is a reluctance to do the reforms.
The very short-term experiences people have when they use our services - a full tummy, a good game of football, getting the giggles - are outcomes too.
Navca has slammed the Charity Commission’s plans to roll back its advice function and expect charities to instead rely on umbrella bodies for advice, while other umbrella charities have also voiced concerns about the move.
The European Commission will propose the creation of a European Voluntary Humanitarian Aid Corps in 2012 to act as a framework for volunteers from across Europe to contribute to aid operations.
Charities would suffer from lower incomes if trustees were to be paid, warns VAT specialist Socrates Socratous, commenting on Lord Hodgson's claim last week that payment of trustees was inevitable.
Following the recent resignation of Oxfam's Haiti director following staff misconduct, Andrew Chaggar discusses standards and accountability for international aid organisations.
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