7 Jul 2015
The Big Society Network has announced the appointment of Steve Moore as its new chief executive and also launched two new programmes to support social entrepreneurs.
Acevo's acting chief executive Peter Kyle has called on Lord Nat Wei to resign from the Lords following his decision to quit as the government’s Big Society adviser less than a year into the role.
The lawyer who is defending the Charity Commission against the Independent Schools Council’s challenge to its public benefit guidance yesterday found himself explaining to the tribunal judges how it is that such schools can be charities at all.
Gareth Jones hears Sam Younger suggest again that changes to the way charities are classified may be necessary.
They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.
The key difference between the Independent Schools Council and the Charity Commission over the Commission’s guidance on public benefit, is the extent of the obligation that fee-charging charities owe to those that can’t afford its fees, the ISC’s lawyer said yesterday.
The Red Tape Task Force today presented Nick Hurd, the minster for civil society, with its report calling for a more "common sense" approach and encourage people to take part in civil society.
The Eurovision's surprise winner this Saturday leads Tesse Akpeki to reflect on how the charity sector faces an unpredictable future.
Francis Maude has announced that former Conservative MP Peter Ainsworth will be the new UK chair of the Big Lottery Fund, while venture philanthropy pioneer Nat Sloane is to take up the post of chair of England Committee.
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