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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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120 charities investigated over treatment of vulnerable beneficiaries in the last three years

The number of Charity Commission investigations into charities where issues concerned vulnerable beneficiaries was revealed after MP Fiona Mactaggart raised the question in Parliament.

Serco wins big in National Citizen Service contracts

Serco has won the highest number of contracts to run the government’s National Citizen Service programme over the next two years.

Dr Jonathan Wills, vice chair, Shetland Charitable Trust

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has warned the Shetland Charitable Trust that it will examine all options available to it if there is further delay in the implementation of its approved governance restructure of the Trust.

Mark Spofforth, president, the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales

An alternative to "overbearing and over-expensive" auditing of smaller charities may be implemented on the back of Lord Hodgson's review, the president of  ICAEW said yesterday.   

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Chloe Smith MP

Conservative minister Chloe Smith, who moved from the Treasury to the Cabinet Office in last week’s reshuffle, will be taking responsibility for overseeing the government’s preparation of a statutory lobbying register.

Rolls Building, Royal Courts of Justice

Catholic Care’s latest appeal in its ongoing campaign to be allowed to prevent gay couples from using its adoption services, began before the Upper Tribunal today.

Shān Nicholas, interim CEO at the Refugee Council

The Refugee Council has appointed Shān Nicholas as interim chief executive, while it undertakes its search for a permanent successor to Donna Covey who left last month.

Amnesty UK staff to strike over cuts programme

Over one-third of Amnesty UK staff are expected to go on strike tomorrow in protest at cost-cutting measures they claim are “threatening the organisation’s future”.

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