Mark Fisher is the new director of the Office for Civil Society and Government Innovation Group

Work Programme architect is new director of Office for Civil Society

30 Sep 2014 | Tania Mason

Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.



Work Programme architect is new director of Office for Civil Society

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Curley's parting shot: 'Stay loose and baggy'

The local voluntary and community sector must make sure it stays “a little loose and baggy”, former Navca chief executive Kevin Curley told a room full of sector leaders last night.

Jenny Baker, chief executive Brain Tumour UK

Birmingham-based fundraising charity the Joseph Foote Trust is to merge into Brain Tumour UK on 1 April, combining the fundraising expertise of the Trust with the service provision of the national charity.

OSCR takes steps to recover £30,000 from defunct charity

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has taken steps to recover £30,000 from a charity which has failed to complete the winding up process.

Derek Laud, partner at Stanhope Capital

Charities do not do enough to inform their donors about becoming trustees, says Derek Laud, a partner at Stanhope Capital, who is looking to set up a social stock exchange.

"Stick to their knitting". Who on earth do you think you are Mr Newmark. You've probably just plummeted the Conservative Party so far down the polls they'll never recover.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Funding boost for business secondment programme

Business in the Community has received an investment of £20,000 from Lloyds Banking Group to expand its full-time community secondment scheme.

Nathan Highton, president, Marrow with Catherine Miles, fundraising director Anthony Nolan collecting money this week

A University of Southampton medical student has won Volunteering England’s inspiring student volunteer award 2012.

Crossroads Care and the Princess Royal Trust for Carers announce merged name

The name of the newly-merged charity formed by the Princess Royal Trust for Carers and Crossroads Care has been announced as the Carers Trust.

Rosamund McCarthy, partner, Bates Wells & Braithwaite

Charities should not be included in the proposed register of lobbyists, says Rosamund McCarthy, a partner at Bates Wells & Braithwaite.

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