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Work Programme architect is new director of Office for Civil Society

30 Sep 2014 | Tania Mason

Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.

 

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Rob Wilson MP is new minister for civil society

The charity sector is "enormously important to the Prime Minister" personally, the new minister for civil society Rob Wilson told an audience of charity leaders at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday.

Shawcross: The Charity Commission is not ‘targeting’ Muslim charities

William Shawcross has insisted that the regulator is not “disproportionately” focusing on Muslim charities, as Theresa May promises new powers for the Commission to tackle terrorism.

Mark Pritchard

A Conservative MP who was targeted by the same freelance reporter that ended Brooks Newmark's ministerial career, said today he will complain to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) about the Mirror newspaper that carried the story.

Help the Hospices rebrands as Hospice UK

Help the Hospices has rebranded to become Hospice UK to better reflect the “breadth, dynamism and flexibility” of modern hospice care.

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

Rob Wilson MP is new minister for civil society

Rob Wilson MP has been installed as the new minister for civil society following Saturday's resignation of Brooks Newmark in response to a Sunday Mirror sexting sting.

Nearly 40 redundancies at Lincolnshire education charity

Linkage Community Trust has made 39 people redundant as the learning disabilities charity works to refocus its services on more localised projects and reduce its dependence on specialist further education and residential students.

Lord Young

The Cabinet Office has today announced a review of the Social Value Act, to look into the potential for it to be extended more widely.

Tanya Pein

Too many charities fail to consider their beneficiaries when choosing where to invest their assets, according to Tanya Pein, co-chair of the Ethical Investment Association.

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