Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council
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Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

1 Aug 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Ciaran Devane, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, is to leave after seven years as chief executive to head up the British Council.

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Joe Irvin, CEO-designate of Navca

Navca’s new CEO-designate Joe Irvin has insisted that his Labour affiliations will not come into play in his new role, and that his career has been much broader than his two jobs in the Labour government.



Half of small charities do not understand laws applying to them

A report for the Legal Services Consumer Panel has found that small charities have little understanding of the legal issues they face, and warns that funding cuts and greater pressure on their services could see charities facing a wider variety of legal implications.

Joe Irvin, CEO-designate of Navca

Navca has recruited Labour heavyweight and veteran unionist Joe Irvin as chief executive to succeed Kevin Curley when he retires next year.

Sam Younger, chief executive of the Charity Commission

The Charity Commission intends to focus most of its attention over the next three years on its objectives relating to accountability and compliance, according to its new strategic plan.

My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.

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Islington Town Hall

London's Islington Council has called on the government to give it greater powers to clamp down on street fundraisers in the borough, with the aim of eradicating them entirely.

8,000 Tate supporters call for end of BP partnership

Trustees at Tate will soon decide on the future of the organisation’s 21-year relationship with BP after 8,000 Tate members and visitors signed a petition asking for the partnership to be ditched.

Help the Aged referred customers to HSBC company fined £10.5m by FSA

Nursing Homes Fees Agency, the now defunct subsidiary which triggered HSBC’s record £10.5m fine from the FSA this week for misleading elderly savers, had links to charities including Help the Aged and Counsel and Care.

International Aid league table finds best giving opportunities

A British initiative has come second in a league table of international aid schemes which aims to find the best opportunities for donors to accomplish good with their donation.

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