29 Oct 2013
The Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations has criticised the Scottish regulator, OSCR, for stepping “outside its regulatory remit” in draft guidance produced for charities on the Scottish independence referendum.
FORMER Action Aid executive Salil Shetty has been appointed as Amnesty’s next secretary general. Shetty, an Indian national, will begin the role in June 2010, following a string of roles in the charity sector, most notably as director of the United Nations’ Millennium Campaign for the past six years.
Jackie Mendoza has been appointed executive director of Rosa UK, the Women’s Fund. Mendoza was previously interim development director at the Fund and ran her own fundraising consultancy
An Oxfam worker is one of the tens of thousands killed in the Haiti earthquake this week.
The National Trust for Scotland’s governance arrangements are “inflated” and too complex, according to the second strategic review report by the Rt Hon George Reid.
At a time when the NHS and Local Authorities are being told to put everything out to competitive tendering it is rank hypocrisy and smacks of cronyism to learn that Government favoured schemes do not have to follow suit.
The Tate Gallery responded to 2008’s market turmoil by completely eliminating its exposure to hedge funds, having previously held 23 per cent of its allocation in this class.
Governance expert Dorothy Dalton has stormed into the debate over whether trustees should sit on unitary boards alongside the executive and be paid for their work.
Marcus Agius, the group chairman of Barclays plc, has been appointed chairman of the board of trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew.
The government is to give its policy response to the Charity Pooled Funds Consultation as part of the 2010 budget, which is expected to take place before the general election.
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