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National Theatre's first chief executive quits citing problems with leadership structure

17 Apr 2015 | Emily Corfe

The National Theatre's first chief executive, Tessa Ross, has resigned after five months at the organisation, but will continue to work with the charity as a consultant.

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StepChange Debt Charity

Debt management charity the Consumer Credit Counselling Service is to change its name to the StepChange Debt Charity next month ahead of a massive marketing campaign that aims to raise awareness of its existence among members of the public and other charities.


Support group launched for charity chairs

A new support group for charity chairs was launched in London this week at a meeting hosted in the Charity Commission’s offices at Millbank. 

Welsh voluntary sector is pleased with itself

Ninety per cent of Welsh trustees judged themselves ‘extremely’ or ‘very’ good at managing their charities in a Charity Commission survey.

Hodgson raises concerns about campaigning by state-funded charities

Lord Hodgson is expected to raise concerns about the level of campaigning by charities which get a large proportion of their income from the state at an upcoming Public Administration Select Committee meeting.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Dame Mary Marsh appointed to review charity sector's skills

Dame Mary Marsh has been appointed by the minister for civil society to lead a review into leadership and skills in the voluntary sector.

Tesco badgered over cull 'hypocrisy' as shield features the creatures

An animal charity has hit out at supermarket giant Tesco for its support of farmers taking part in the badger cull when its own coat of arms features badgers.

Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo

A branch of Unite’s voluntary sector worker members has called on the union to urge charity chief executives who are part of Acevo to leave the organisation in protest at Sir Stephen Bubb’s involvement in “the break-up and marketisation of the NHS”.

Charity Commission launches podcast series

The Charity Commission yesterday launched the first in a new series of audio podcasts, designed to help charity trustees develop their understanding of their duties under charity law.

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