13 Nov 2014
The voluntary sector needs to rediscover its voice, argues David Robinson. This is one of a series of extracts from a forthcoming book of essays on the future of the voluntary sector, Making Good: The Future of the Voluntary Sector. The collected extracts are available at Civil Exchange.
Wikimedia UK, the UK membership organisation which supports Wikipedia, has set a precedent by gaining charitable status in the UK under the new charitable purpose of promoting “open content” such as Wikipedia.
Centrepoint staff have voted for three days of strike action after an early strike ballot was contested in a legal battle with management.
Half of the public do not know what a charity trustee is, but more than a tenth would be interested in becoming one, according to the latest research conducted for Getting on Board, which promotes board-level volunteering.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
The grantmaking charity set up by London Organising Committee of the Games deputy chairman, Sir Keith Mills, to support sporting charities providing social good, is to expand across the UK by Christmas.
Navca and the Local Government Association have launched a free guide for charity trustees about commissioning and tendering for public services, as part of Trustees’ Week.
The British Empire Medal, which was awarded as part of the Queen's Honours system to British citizens making a difference in their communities until 1992, will be reintroduced in the Diamond Jubilee Honours list in June next year.
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