Big Society Capital chief executive to step down by end of year

Big Society Capital chief executive to step down by end of year

29 May 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Nick O’Donohoe, the chief executive of Big Society Capital, has today announced that he will be leaving the social investment wholesaler by the end of the year.


Big Society Capital chief executive to step down by end of year

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100 protestors marched The Gift to the Tate Modern. Image credit - Martin LeSanto-Smith

Campaigners who donated a sculpture to the Tate Modern in protest at its acceptance of support from oil company BP, have had their offering, known as The Gift, rejected by the gallery.  

Tanni Grey-Thompson set to be next NCVO president

NCVO has announced that Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is the board’s choice to succeed Lord Hodgson as president.

Sam Younger, chief executive, Charity Commission, speaking at the Charity Finance Summit 2012

Charity Commission chief executive Sam Younger said yesterday that charities failing to file their accounts on time face the risk of shattering public trust – in both themselves and the sector as a whole.

Debra Allcock Tyler, chief executive, Directory of Social Change

Recommendations by Lord Hodgson to brand small charities as 'small' on the Charity Commission register and unregistered charities as 'unregistered' on all correspondence, fundraising material and cheques have been criticised by a number of charity umbrella groups.

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

Half of charities who increased impact measurement did so to satisfy funders

A first-of-its-kind study reveals that 75 per cent of charities across the UK say they measure impact, and over half of these increased their efforts in this area to satisfy funders. 

Protect against NHS cuts, copyright Ray Darlington

The board of NHS Gloucestershire has reportedly voted unanimously to keep Gloucestershire’s community health services under the NHS, rather than opening up to bids from the private sector.

Lynne Berry

Six months in to a two-year programme to get seven of the voluntary sector's leading female chief executives on to private company boards, not one of the women has been offered a role. 

Charity Commission expected to start registering CIOs next January

The Charity Commission hopes to start registering charitable incorporated organisations from January 2013.

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