Serco to end its involvement with the National Citizen Service
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Serco to end its involvement with the National Citizen Service

11 Sep 2014 | Alice Sharman

Serco has not reapplied to deliver the volunteering programme the National Citizen Service, despite winning the most contracts in 2012.

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Tom Henderson, founder and former CEO of Shelterbox and trustee of Shelter for Humanity

The founder of Shelterbox disaster relief charity, who was last year dismissed as its CEO amid claims of conflicts of interest, has launched a new disaster relief charity.

Nick Hurd, minister for civil society and Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development

The UK has today announced £50m in new funding to support those affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, bringing the total funding pledged to £139.5m.

A boy receives medical treatment after the Haiti earthquake, courtesy of Logan Abassi and the United Nations

The most effective way to help in the wake of a disaster is to support existing charities, advises the Charity Commission in a new guide to disaster relief appeals.

Oxfam worker killed in Haiti earthquake

An Oxfam worker is one of the tens of thousands killed in the Haiti earthquake this week.

"Stick to their knitting". Who on earth do you think you are Mr Newmark. You've probably just plummeted the Conservative Party so far down the polls they'll never recover.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

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