Lobbying Act comes into force today

Lobbying Act comes into force today

19 Sep 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

The Transparency of Lobbying, Non-party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014 comes into force today, which limits the amount charities can spend on campaigning in the lead-up to the general election.


Lobbying Act comes into force today

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Beryl Hobson, Professional Governance Services

The Charity Commission’s head of large charities, Beryl Hobson, has quit the regulator to start up her own governance consultancy.

OSCR staff survey reveals rising motivation levels

Staff at the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator are more motivated than they were, have a greater personal attachment to the organisation and are more confident in the board’s vision for the future, according to a new survey.

Scout volunteers

Eric Pickles has announced that his Department for Communities and Local Government will give a coalition of youth volunteering bodies £10m to train 2,700 new adult volunteers.

UK charities voted amongst best NGOs

Three UK-based charities are placed amongst the top twenty best NGOs in the world in a report by the Global Journal.

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

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Blears to push Hurd on definition for social enterprise

Labour MP Hazel Blears plans to write to minister for civil society Nick Hurd urging him to consider a statutory definition for social enterprise, after he recently confirmed that the government had no plans to introduce one.

Shaw Trust shop

The Shaw Trust and Careers Development Group, two of the UK’s biggest welfare-to-work charities, are considering a merger.

Community energy

The National Trust and the Women’s Institute are among a coalition of civil society groups that are meeting Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne today to press for massive expansion of community energy projects across the UK.

Yorkshire business community organises match-making volunteering event

A business networking group in Yorkshire is organising a networking event to connect business people with charities that can benefit from their skills.

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