10 Mar 2014
The Big Society agenda has spawned many new successful community initiatives, but it has failed to involve the voluntary sector in public service reform, an independent audit warns.
The Big Society Network has cancelled a series of town hall meetings after the first event was dominated by anger over spending cuts.
Seventy per cent of telephone calls to the Charity Commission are made by trustees, and around half of these fall into five subject areas.
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.
Charities should recruit more unemployed volunteers, but need to tackle benefits myth, advises charity PR guru Ingrid Marson.
The PCS union, the biggest union within the Charity Commission workforce, has launched a campaign against the threatened cut to the regulator’s budget, in a bid to reduce job losses among its members.
The Big Society is struggling to capture the imagination of the public as a poll shows that more than half of voters claim not to have heard of the idea.
The Royal National Institute for Deaf People will undergo a full rebrand and name change to Action on Hearing Loss effective from June 2011, when it celebrates its 100th anniversary.
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