29 Oct 2013
New NSPCC chief executive Peter Wanless took to Twitter yesterday to distance the charity from a branch chair who had given convicted paedophile Stuart Hall a character reference during his court case.
Shadow cabinet minister Jon Cruddas has outlined his party’s vision for ‘rebuilding Britain’, emphasising a focus on tackling social problems over spending.
The £500,000 allocated by the Cabinet Office to Big Society Network and Society Network Foundation since April last year was for the Big Society Awards, Nick Hurd has confirmed.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced 72 projects that have been allocated a share of £19m from its Reaching Communities programme.
In recent weeks, a number of social organisations have launched unlisted retail bonds. Philip Secrett analyses the new trend.
If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, does it really matter whether it's labelled as a duck or re-branded as an aquatic avian? Last year The Ark generated £48,500 from trade and £47,500 from grants, so can we call ourselves a social enterprise? Social enterprise is an attitude, not a legal structure.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has commissioned a report to find ways to encourage the national media to give the voluntary sector more positive coverage, the umbrella body's chair, Martyn Lewis, has advised.
Robert Ashton believes you have to think more creatively to reach the right people.