Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

1 Aug 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Ciaran Devane, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, is to leave after seven years as chief executive to head up the British Council.


Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

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The phone-hacking scandal holds some clues as to why the Big Society has struggled to get off the ground.  But the rapidly-shifting media landscape offers great opportunities for campaigners, says Robert Ashton.

Trade union to hold protest against voluntary sector cuts

Trade union Unite is to hold a demonstration tomorrow protesting against cuts to the voluntary sector.

Former ISC chief executive David Lyscom

The chief executive of the Independent Schools Council has stood down in order to defuse a dispute which saw 250 headteachers vote to leave the umbrella organisation.

Bubb's babes add buzz at Acevo Solutions event

Acevo Solutions, Acevo's new trading arm which will deliver consultancy and events, showcased the calibre of its events arm at its launch last night. 

Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.

» The cuts don't work

Beatbullying's FutureYou campaign

Beatbullying has launched a £1m TV, print, outdoor and online advertising drive that highlights the plight of almost a million young people in the UK that are currently not in education, employment or training (Neet).

Dame Anne Owers

The Panel on the Independence of the Voluntary Sector has launched a consultation inviting sector views on the state of the sector’s independence.

Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive, NCVO

An NCVO working group has called on the Charity Commission and HMRC to improve information sharing, and to consult with the sector on proposed regulatory changes which aim to reduce fraud in the sector, in a new report on managing risk.

A question of balance: measuring up to high expectations

Executive teams need to invest more time with their charity boards, says Tesse Akpeki.

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