18 Sep 2014
Umbrella bodies have lost independence and have not adequately opposed cuts to government spending or the privatisation of public services, according to a report published last week by the National Coalition for Independent Action.
Rethink has rebranded as Rethink Mental Illness as it didn’t feel its name sufficiently explained what it does.
Mike Weaver, the ex-treasurer at Citizens Advice, has admitted that he resigned after just two months because he did not agree with the way the charity treats its pension liability in its accounts.
The Office for Civil Society has announced the 19 providers chosen to run the 2012 National Citizen Service programme, which will aim to reach three times as many young people as this year’s pilots.
Participation can lead to stress, anxiety and burnout, and ultimately lead to non-participation in the long-term, warns NCVO’s recently released Pathways Through Participation report.
Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.
A new grantmaking charity with start-up funds of £13m has launched this month – Alcohol Research UK is taking over the work of the Alcohol Education & Research Council, a former quango which is set to be dissolved as part of the Public Bodies Bill.
If female leaders are too modest to identify themselves how will we ever get more women into top jobs? Celina Ribeiro says top women in charities need to stand up, literally.
Has society stooped so low that it accepts messages making light of domestic abuse from its high-street retailers? Thankfully not, says Niki May Young, because of the charities that protect our standards.
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