12 Feb 2015
The government has appointed Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to conduct a review into how the Lobbying Act is being put into practice.
Charity sector umbrella body Navca has teamed up with the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research to research ways to increase local giving and support local social action.
Tom Flood CBE, who will step down as CEO of conservation charity BTCV in July, provides some words of encouragement for a charity sector facing increasingly challenging times.
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.
Phillip Blond, director of ResPublica, has said the absence of a Big Society minister has hampered the Big Society agenda, as such a "big idea needs a personality behind it".
Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale has announced that Oxfam's fundraising chief Cathy Ferrier will take over from Kedge Martin as chief executive in the spring.
Opening a statutory inquiry into a charity will be very much a last resort for the newly-slimmed-down Charity Commission and will be reserved for the most serious of cases such as those involving fraud, terrorist activity, or risk to vulnerable beneficiaries.
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