10 Mar 2014
The new charity to be created to administer the UK’s waterways should have a completely new governance model “with localism at its core”, the waterways minister has announced.
Volunteering England is considering cutting more than half of its staff numbers as it faces a potential 60 per cent cut in strategic partner funding.
The Charity Commission has already granted more requests from charities to pay their trustees in the first seven months of this financial year, as it did in either of the last two entire years.
Take care before you ride the wave of the Big Society, says Common Purpose chief executive Julia Middleton.
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.
Prime Minister David Cameron is today launching an awards programme recognising those who have made a significant contribution towards the Big Society.
The charity caring for Arundells - the home of former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath - is drawing up plans to sell the house and its contents against the wishes of campaigners.
For a service that was intended to promote transparency, the ongoing GuideStar saga is depressingly confusing and opaque, says Tania Mason.
Dawn Austwick, chief executive of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, has described as “shocking” the role that funders play in encouraging charities to have weak balance sheets.