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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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Ukip newspaper advert as posted by Normantron on Reddit

The Royal British Legion has said that it is working to make sure that its poppy is “never again” used in political campaign material after it appeared on a UK Independence Party candidate’s literature.

MoJ stops short of formal investigation into PCC who awarded £500,000 to her own organisation

The Ministry of Justice has said it is not launching a formal investigation into Northumbria police and crime commissioner, Vera Baird QC, after she set up an organisation and awarded it £500,000 of taxpayers' money.

Tony Blair Faith Foundation

The Tony Blair Faith Foundation has announced the resignation of chief executive Charlotte Keenan.

ACF and Charity Commission will produce guidance on funding non-charities

The Association of Charitable Foundations and Charity Commission will collaborate on guidance about funding non-charities, after two foundations funded an advocacy group which appeared to condone terrorism.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

World Vision UK appoints new chief executive

World Vision UK has announced that its acting chief executive Tim Pilkington will take up the role on a permanent basis next month.

Bera Baird

A police and crime commissioner is under investigation following revelations that she allocated £500,000 of victim support funding to her own not-for-profit body.

Lib Dems promise open public procurement and review of the Lobbying Act

The Liberal Democrats would open public procurement for charities, review the balance of the Lobbying Act, and introduce a new and improved Work Programme, according to their manifesto published today.

Ukip would scrap charity funding worth hundreds of millions

Ukip would abolish Cabinet Office volunteering programmes and save the government £500m per year by clamping down on 'fake charities', according to its manifesto published today.  

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