26 Nov 2014
RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector 1
Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.
Kirsty Weakley thinks the backlash to the Samaritans’ web application is unfair and worries it might discourage other charities from dreaming up innovative uses for technology.
As bonfire night approaches, John Tate is cautious about the pace of the new developments setting the technology world alight.
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.
Social finance is not wrong for the voluntary sector - but we must learn lessons from history, says Ashley Horsey.
A women’s rights charity that printed a large quantity of pro-feminism t-shirts that were worn by the likes of Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman has defended itself after a Mail on Sunday investigation claimed the products were made in “sweatshop” conditions.
The Charity Commission confirmed today that a total of 86 charities are under scrutiny amid concerns that British aid organisations are funding Isis fighters in Syria. The separate cases include 37 organisations working to help victims of the crisis in Syria.