10 Mar 2014
A former chair of the Ethnic Minority Foundation (EMF) has been accused of misappropriating £625,000 of the charity’s money.
Prime contractors for the government’s Work Programme will have to prove that they are developing partnerships with small, specialist voluntary sector providers in order to win contracts.
A poll of over 1,000 members of civil society has found that 42 per cent believed that Big Society is “politically rebranding existing community action”.
BoardSource has recently published its NonProfit Governance Index 2010. Tesse Akpeki says the findings hold valuable insights from the US for governance development in the UK.
I'm sorry that some MPs feel that being contacted by their constituents about issues, which those individuals obviously consider to be important, is a distraction from their work. But that's kind of what WE pay them (handsomely) for.
A charity which provided flights in a World War II airplane to sick and terminally ill children invalidated its insurance by failing to ensure the plane had the appropriate certificate of airworthiness, a Charity Commission inquiry has found.
Stephen Bubb, chief executive of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations is to receive a knighthood in the New Year Honours List which named over 100 people for recognition of their service to the voluntary and charity sectors.
In May last year Civil Society announced that Project Prevention, an American charity that controversially pays drug and alcohol addicts to undergo sterilisation and long-term contraception procedures, would be coming to the UK. Here its founder Barbara Harris asks UK critics to think again before passing judgement.
Oxfam UK chief executive Dame Barbara Stocking has been appointed as a non-executive board member for Whitehall's boards.
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