St Mungo's staff plan new ten-day strike

St Mungo's staff plan new ten-day strike

30 Oct 2014 | Tania Mason

Staff at St Mungo’s are planning to strike again for ten days from next Wednesday in further protest at proposed changes to their pay and conditions.


St Mungo's staff plan new ten-day strike

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ActionAid produces spoof 'Drive Aid' film promoting anti-biofuel campaign

ActionAid has bolstered its campaign against the production of biofuels by commissioning a spoof 'Drive Aid' film featuring mock street campaigners.

Prince Charles is the first patron of the Canal and River Trust

While announcing that his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales will become its first patron, trustees for the Canal and River Trust have expressed frustration over its delayed launch schedule.

Justin Davis Smith, chief executive, Volunteering England

Official figures show government spend on volunteer centres is down by 12 per cent, equivalent to £28,000 per centre.

Royal Albert Hall bans high price touting

The Royal Albert Hall trustees have approved a by-law preventing members from selling their tickets on for profit after controversy last week over ticket sales totalling over £100,000.

It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

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Julia Unwin, CEO,  Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust

The power of philanthropy can corrupt and cause damage just as much as good, and must renew itself for modern conditions if it is to bring about positive change in future, Julia Unwin said last night.

Crime charity rebrands to become more competitive

A charity that aims to reduce crime through supporting people at risk of offending, today launches its new branding, which it hopes will raise its profile to make it more competitive.

Nesta gives out a further £1.07m from £10m Giving Fund

Nesta has announced a further 16 awards totalling £1.07m from the £10m Innovation in Giving Fund, which aims to find and back innovative ideas for increasing volunteering and charitable giving.

NI Charity Commission launches equality scheme consultation

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is calling for views from the voluntary sector on its draft Equality Scheme and Action Plan which will be used to ensure equality and diversity in the sector.

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