26 Nov 2014
RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector 1
Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.
The UK has moved up three places in the World Giving Index to become the world’s fifth most charitable nation, according to new research published today.
The Charity Commission has raised concerns with the League Against Cruel Sports, following a complaint made relating to a blog on the charity’s website which threatened to target corporate sponsors of the West Vale Somerset Hunt.
New research by the Third Sector Research Centre that attempts to map the extent of community activity taking place around the country suggests that there is a vast amount of activity taking place that gets missed by traditional surveys.
Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, has launched a scathing verdict of the Big Society in the Financial Times, saying it is "irreparably damaged" as a brand.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
The Charity Tribunal has been asked to review a decision by the Charity Commission to allow two independent schools to merge.
The Charity Commission has today launched a mobile version of its website to provide information to the public and charities.
Martyn Lewis, chair of NCVO, has criticised the Public Administration Select Committee for using the phrase ‘Tesco charity’ in its new report on the Big Society, saying it is a misplaced way to describe the larger end of the sector.
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