Canal and River Trust sees hundredfold growth in volunteering hours

Canal and River Trust sees hundredfold growth in volunteering hours

27 Jul 2016 | Finance | David Ainsworth

The Canal and River Trust has seen volunteering rise almost a hundredfold since the start of the decade, but lost money on fundraising, its most recent accounts show.


Canal and River Trust sees hundredfold growth in volunteering hours

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How your charity can create an effective procurement strategy

Kavita Cooper says charities should use the quieter summer months to prepare for busier times ahead.

HM Treasury Credit: Fergus Burnett

The government has said that it is convening a working group to look at the implications of counter terrorism legislation on the funding and delivery of humanitarian assistance.

RNIB announces acting chief executive appointment to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander

The Royal National Institute of Blind People has appointed Sally Harvey as acting chief executive officer with effect from October, to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander who will be retiring from the organisation.

Last of the Fundraising Initiatives Group agencies files for liquidation

Premier Contact, the last of the Fundraising Initiatives Group agencies that was still operating, has passed an extraordinary resolution to wind up and appointed a voluntary liquidator, according to Companies House.

I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.

» The Times story today is scraping the bottom of the barrel, but we still can’t ignore it

Dear Andrew: How involved should the board be?

In this regular column, Andrew Hind answers readers’ queries about governance issues. This month a chair asks how involved the trustee board should be in operational issues.

Oxfam International to move headquarters to Nairobi

Oxfam International has announced that it will move the Oxfam International Secretariat from Oxford, where it was founded, to Nairobi, Kenya.

Charity Commission opens investigation into youth charity that ignored advice on conflicts of interest

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a young people’s charity over concerns about conflicts of interest and about how it managed its property.

Macmillan holds onto top spot in charity brand index mid-year ranking

Macmillan Cancer Support has come top of the mid-year rankings for YouGov’s charity brand index, which measures public perception of individual organisations, but charities across the board have seen their score drop.

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