12 Feb 2015
The Charity Commission has sided with the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals on a decision that would allow it to change its objects to offer paid-for services.
Martyn Lewis, chair of NCVO, has said that both he and NCVO believe paying trustees is the wrong direction to take, and that people should celebrate the voluntary nature of trusteeship.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has published a report calling on community groups and statutory bodies to work together to prevent a repeat of last summer’s riots.
Civil society is a fascinating place, not just here in the UK but abroad too. Here’s our pick of what’s been going on over the last week…
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
The new Health Lottery is facing investigations into both its advertising and general structure, after the Culture Secretary voiced concerns about whether it might erode other charitable income.
Charity Awards winner Community Service Volunteers is launching the European Year of Volunteering in London today.
Music charity Rhythmix has said the X Factor has left it with ‘considerable’ legal bills, following a battle with the programme over an X Factor band who tried to trademark the charity’s name.
Charities are playing lobbying “power games” and need to listen more to their beneficiaries, according to Liberal Democrat peer Shirley Williams.
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