CSV changes name to Volunteering Matters
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CSV changes name to Volunteering Matters

27 Apr 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Community Service Volunteers has changed its name to Volunteering Matters and is placing more emphasis on its policy work as well as hoping to reach new audiences.

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Macmillan and Marie Curie among charity coalition warning about 1.4m hospital deaths

Seven of the UK's largest health charities have called for the next government to provide funding for free end-of-life social care to avoid 1.4m unnecessary deaths in hospital.

National Union of Students protest billboards removed by Network Rail for being 'too political'

Advertising billboards set up by the National Union of Students in London Victoria, Sheffield Central and Manchester Piccadilly have all been removed by Network Rail staff for reportedly being “too political”.

Lutfur Rahman, former mayor, Tower Hamlets

Lutfur Rahman, the former mayor of East London borough Tower Hamlets, was yesterday found guilty of electoral fraud during council elections in May of last year and has been removed from office.


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A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Trussell Trust

More than one million food vouchers issued were issued by the Trussell Trust over the past year, according to figures released this week .

Charities are still not sufficiently involved in local health decisions, finds Navca survey

Local health bodies’ engagement with the voluntary sector is too patchy according to Navca, with more than half the charities surveyed saying that they were not involved enough in the decision-making process.

Dr Elizabeth Vallance, chair of Ican and CEDR

Charity chairs must let the chief executive be the chief executive and not “sit on their shoulder, sucking your teeth and saying ‘that’s not how I would have done it’,” veteran boardroom chair Dr Elizabeth Vallance told an audience of trustees yesterday.

Steve Clapperton

Just 2 per cent of charities think that political parties are effectively communicating their election policies on the not-for-profit sector, according to research by Charities Aid Foundation.

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