12 Feb 2015
The Prime Minister’s office told Nick Hurd to continue funding Big Society Network even though the then-minister for civil society had raised concerns about its poor performance and financial sustainability, the National Audit Office has found.
The shadow minister for civil society tells David Ainsworth her priorities for the sector.
A £30m loan fund for the charity sector has been launched today with a £13.5m investment from Santander – believed to be the first time a high-street bank has made a direct investment in social investment.
The Royal British Legion explores the many ways to wear a poppy in our film of the week. Doctor Who actors David Tennant and Peter Capaldi are shown wearing it close to the heart, while others add a creative touch.
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a Christian charity that broadcasts television programmes from Spain following allegations that the charity was being used for private advantage.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Charity chief executives body Acevo has published a framework aimed at improving partnerships between health and social care commissioners and the voluntary sector.
Charity chief executives are communicating more effectively through social media, according to Simon Blake, who judged the top 30 leaders.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland has revealed that 366 charities due to have registered with the newly formed regulator have failed to apply within their deadline.