12 Feb 2015
Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, has called on the voluntary sector to reject NCVO’s recommendation that charity chief executives should ask trustees and senior staff to declare their political affiliations.
The Association of Chairs has produced a free guide to help trustees navigate the governance minefield. Ros Oakley and Ruth Lesirge explain the impetus for the project.
An appointed day of giving may raise big sums, but the charity sector must consider all the consequences, says Stephen Cotterill.
We asked four fundraisers to select their favourite campaigns from 2014. They could choose anything, whether from the charity, commercial or political sectors, fundraising or awareness-raising, from the UK or abroad.
In the lead-up to the Christmas break Civil Society News brought readers different festive feature, looking back over the major events of 2014 and celebrating some of the seasonal fundraising efforts from the sector. In case you missed any here they are.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
Oxfam “should have done more” to avoid being seen as politically biased against the government, the Charity Commission has said in a report published today.
A Christmas summary of the outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
The Charity Commission has sided with the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals on a decision that would allow it to change its objects to offer paid-for services.
The Wellcome Trust has posted a 15.4 per cent return on its investment portfolio, earning £2.5bn for the year to 30 September 2014.