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Jimmy Savile investigations by Barnardo's and Action for Children find 'no evidence' of wrongdoing

27 Feb 2015 | Emily Corfe

Children's charities Barnardo's and Action for Children have released reports saying there is "no evidence" that TV star Jimmy Savile was given unsupervised access to children in their care.

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The Shaw Trust and Careers Development Group have confirmed that they will definitely merge and create a “new, transformed and innovative” organisation.



CRB checks 'too restrictive' for refugees and asylum seekers

CRB checks have been made "unnecessarily restrictive" for refugees and asylum seekers, say the chief executives of Volunteering England and the Employability Forum in a letter to the minister of state for immigration.

Paul Breckell, new CEO at Action on Hearing Loss

Paul Breckell, the ebullient finance chief at Action on Hearing Loss, has been promoted to chief executive, succeeding Jackie Ballard.



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The Public Administration Select Committee has begun a post-legislative scrutiny inquiry into the impact and implementation of the Charities Act 2006.

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Peter Marks, centre, will retire in May 2013

Peter Marks is set to retire from his role as chief executive of the Cooperative Group next year after 45 years working within the cooperative movement and six years at the Cooperative Group helm.

The Central Scotland Strategic Co-ordinating Group members

A ground-breaking agreement between the emergency services and voluntary groups in central Scotland has been signed, binding a partnership that sees them work together in preparation for and during emergencies.

War on Want takes campaign to outside the Olympic Park

Crowds leaving the Olympic Games last night were subject to a guerrilla campaign by workers' rights charity War on Want lambasting sponsor Adidas for its treatment of Cambodian workers.

Women's education charity blames funding changes for its demise

Almost 100 staff at a women’s education charity have lost their jobs after the Bridge Organisation was placed in administration blaming changes to government funding which meant students now had to pay for courses.

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