Department for Culture Media and Sport (copyright: Fergus Burnett)
News

Office for Civil Society formally transferred to DCMS

21 Jul 2016 | Governance | Kirsty Weakley

The Office for Civil Society, and its responsibilities including social investment, have been transferred from the Cabinet Office to the Department for Culture Media and Sport, it was confirmed this afternoon.

Share

Office for Civil Society formally transferred to DCMS

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 7549) | next | last »

Society Diary: A knightly news tale, an overdue announcement and goodbye sweet Bubb

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Massive

Cancer Research’s Race for Life raised £52.8m last year making it the highest-earning mass participation event for the third year running, a survey revealed.

Report: UK banks are lending £3bn to social organisations

A report commissioned by RBS has estimated that banks in the UK have over £3bn invested in outstanding lending to social organisations, and that there is no evidence that banks discriminate against the social sector.

Fundraising Regulator levy proposals ‘unfair’ on smaller organisations, say stakeholders

Representatives of small and medium charities have said that the proposed levy disproportionately affects smaller organisations and have called the proposals “unfair”.

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

NCVO launches the next stage of its programme to improve trust and confidence in charities

NCVO is to launch a website explaining how charities work along with a communications toolkit for charities to help them respond to common questions from the public.

Bubb launches Charity Futures Programme

Sir Stephen Bubb officially launched the Charity Futures Programme at an event at the Houses of Parliament yesterday.

Access Foundation makes first investment and calls for more proposals

Access – the Foundation for Social Investment has made its first investment, into a fund providing loans to health and social care charities in the South West, and calls for more applications to its Growth Fund.

Charity Commission opens inquiry into poverty relief organisation

The Charity Commission has opened an inquiry into a UK-based poverty relief charity that “does not appear to have had a bank account since February 2015”.

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 7549) | next | last »

Directory

Search the Directory

 

The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.