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of Voluntary Organisations has criticised the Scottish regulator, OSCR, for stepping “outside its regulatory remit” in draft guidance produced for charities on the Scottish independence referendum.
The British Lung Foundation has restructured its operations and created a new trading subsidiary that will deliver lung testing events for Primary Care Trusts across the country.
The Charity Awards 2010 is now open for entries. Now in its 11th year, the Charity Awards recognise excellence in the leadership and management of charities. The Awards provide a perfect opportunity for you to propel your charity’s work into the spotlight, to influence policymakers and funders and to boost the morale of your staff and stakeholders.
The independent expert panel that is devising guidance for the sector on whether and how its trustees and senior executive staff should report their expenses, has further postponed the publication of its recommendations until February.
The UK charity Autism Speaks, founded five years ago by the UK’s first Ambassador for Philanthropy Dame Stephanie Shirley, has changed its name to Autistica.
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.
Cath Lee has been confirmed as the new permanent CEO of the Small Charities Coalition.
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Leonard Cheshire Disability has appointed an IT specialist as its vice chair as it seeks to expand its IT access programmes for disabled people and increase the online services it offers to disabled entrepreneurs.
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