Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council
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Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

1 Aug 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Ciaran Devane, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, is to leave after seven years as chief executive to head up the British Council.

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London charities unite to tackle grant cuts from Councils

London charities facing a massive reduction in grants from two key London Councils programmes have met in the capital to discuss their response.

New research aims to increase local giving and social action

Charity sector umbrella body Navca has teamed up with the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research to research ways to increase local giving and support local social action.

Decision on solar tariffs could take weeks

High Court judges are deciding whether to grant the appeal made by the government against last December’s ruling that cuts to its solar subsidy scheme were illegal.

Phillip Blond, director of ResPublica

Phillip Blond, director of ResPublica, has said the absence of a Big Society minister has hampered the Big Society agenda, as such a "big idea needs a personality behind it".

My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.

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Cathy Ferrier, fundraising and supporter marketing director and deputy chief executive, Oxfam

Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale has announced that Oxfam's fundraising chief Cathy Ferrier will take over from Kedge Martin as chief executive in the spring.

Sam Younger, chief executive of the Charity Commission

Opening a statutory inquiry into a charity will be very much a last resort for the newly-slimmed-down Charity Commission and will be reserved for the most serious of cases such as those involving fraud, terrorist activity, or risk to vulnerable beneficiaries.




Charities poll in gay-friendly employers list

Nacro has reclaimed its crown from Citizens Advice as the most gay-friendly charity to work for.

Charity Business owner is also manager of one of its client charities

One of the owners of Charity Business, the outsourcing agency that collapsed this week, is also the general manager of a benevolent charity that is one of Charity Business’s biggest clients.

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