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Lawyers call for animal charity to have greater crime-fighting powers

29 Aug 2014 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Law

Lawyers in Scotland have called for a Scottish animal charity to be granted greater powers to investigate wildlife crime.

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Maeve Sherlock

Maeve Sherlock, a former chair of the Charity Awards judging panel, is to be part of the government panel set up to talk to communities affected by the riots in August.

CCCS debt charity creates partnership team

The Consumer Credit Counselling Service has built its own partnership team to increase its level of collaboration with other charities.

Paul Boissier, chief executive of RNLI

Paul Boissier, chief executive of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, has told the Times newspaper that David Cameron’s Big Society agenda has contributed no added value to the voluntary sector, repeating his criticisms of the Big Society in this month’s Charity Finance’s Chief Executives Survey.

Whizz-Kidz ambassador awarded Freedom of the City

Whizz-Kidz ambassador, David Proud, has been granted the Freedom of the City of London.

I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.

» Bring unicorns back to our world: the problem with outcomes

Digging for dormants

As Big Society Capital prepares to delve into dormant funds in advance of EU and FSA approval, Gordon Hunter ponders where else funds may linger in the not-for-profit sector.   

Christian debt charity quits support network over prayer policy

Debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty has been forced to quit its membership of Advice UK after the umbrella body was made aware that it offers to pray for people who come to it with debt problems.

Private Eye targets Bubb with satirical article

Sir Stephen Bubb is the subject of a humorous article in the latest issue of Private Eye magazine, in which he is described as “a world champion bore”.

Communities secretary Eric Pickles

Local authorities should not make cuts to the voluntary sector that are larger than those they are experiencing themselves, according to new guidance issued today.

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