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Marie Curie merges four departments into one and recruits Mothercare executive to lead it 1

13 Nov 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Marie Curie has today announced that it is merging its marketing, fundraising, communications, and policy and public affairs departments to create a new directorate. 

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Charity leaders debate future of the sector at Making Good launch event

Charity leaders need to educate MPs about the challenges facing the sector as a whole but should not waste their time doing so until after the election, a former chair of the all-party Parliamentary group on charities said yesterday.


Acevo sets out vision for better partnerships between NHS and voluntary sector

Charity chief executives body Acevo has published a framework aimed at improving partnerships between health and social care commissioners and the voluntary sector.

People's Health Trust

The grantmaking community health charity, People’s Health Trust, announced today it will build a living wage requirement into all future funding applications.

Full Fact gets charity status after being rejected twice

An independent fact-checking organisation has been registered as a charity after its application was first denied in 2010 for not being "exclusively charitable".

The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.

» Public service contract culture undermines volunteers, new report claims

Nick Hurd

Former minister for civil society Nick Hurd is among 12 MPs and peers appointed to a committee to examine and report on the new draft Protection of Charities Bill.

Michelle Russell, the Charity Commission's director of investigations, monitoring and enforcement

Around one in four charities that the Charity Commission issued action plans to last year either partially or wholly ignored them, the Commission’s most senior investigator admitted yesterday.

Acevo calls on politicians to protect charities' independence and right to campaign

The government should bring in a series of measures designed to protect charities’ right to campaign and maintain their independence, the charity chief executives body Acevo says in its manifesto ahead of the 2015 general election.

Volunteers

The expansion of contracted voluntary sector delivery of public services has reduced volunteer involvement in charitable provision and limited the tasks that volunteers carry out to the routine and mundane, according to a new report.

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