13 Sep 2016
The Royal National Institute of Blind People has appointed Sally Harvey as acting chief executive officer with effect from October, to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander who will be retiring from the organisation.
The Conservatives have emphasised ‘Big Society’ solutions to its recurring complaint about broken society in its manifesto, but offered little new strategies for the voluntary sector.
Dissident members of the Royal Institution have failed in their attempt to oust the charity’s trustees, after an overwhelming majority of RI’s members voted in support of the chairman and council in a general meeting this week.
Frances McCandless, former director of policy at the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, has been confirmed as the first permanent chief executive of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.
To encourage the sector’s HR Directors to offer opportunities to younger people is not in any way undervaluing the importance and significance of older workers.
The Charity Commission must continue to resist Catholic Care's efforts to circumvent the law, says Daniel Phelan
The Conservative Party has today released its manifesto for the community and charity sector, which pledges new funding to expand the social enterprise sector, voluntary sector grants to bring together communities and a "Big Society Bank" to invest in civil society.
The Charity Commission has been ordered to pay initial legal costs of £50,000 to Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) after losing its case in the High Court last week.
The Royal Institution’s trustees could face expulsion and the recently-ousted director Baroness Greenfield brought back if a meeting forced by the charity’s members results in proposals for a new governing council at the troubled organisation.
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