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Office for Civil Society formally transferred to DCMS

21 Jul 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

The Office for Civil Society, and its responsibilities including social investment, have been transferred from the Cabinet Office to the Department for Culture Media and Sport, it was confirmed this afternoon.

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NCVO launches the next stage of its programme to improve trust and confidence in charities

NCVO is to launch a website explaining how charities work along with a communications toolkit for charities to help them respond to common questions from the public.

Bubb launches Charity Futures Programme

Sir Stephen Bubb officially launched the Charity Futures Programme at an event at the Houses of Parliament yesterday.

Charity Commission opens inquiry into poverty relief organisation

The Charity Commission has opened an inquiry into a UK-based poverty relief charity that “does not appear to have had a bank account since February 2015”.

Peers criticise Rob Wilson after he pulls out of charities select committee

The chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities has written to the Leader of the House criticising Rob Wilson, minister for civil society, for giving "the impression of obstructing reasonable scrutiny".

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.

» Reduce the age of your workforce to get more fresh ideas, NCVO conference told

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Nearly three-quarters of people gave to charity and 70 per cent volunteered last year, according to a Cabinet Office survey published today.

Scotia Aid

An aid charity has had its bank accounts frozen amid concerns over financial irregularities and misuse of business rate relief.

AoC

Charity chairs do not receive sufficient support for their roles, despite high levels of commitment, the Association of Chairs said today.

Fairfield

An arts charity has closed with the loss of around 100 jobs, after the building it ran was closed by the local council.

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