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DWP promises measures to improve charities’ experience of the Work Programme

18 Dec 2014 | Governance | David Ainsworth

The Department for Work and Pensions has agreed to introduce measures expected to improve the Work Programme for voluntary sector sub-contractors, according to a response document published today.

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Ed Miliband, Labour leader

The Charity Commission has warned the IPPR think tank that it “exposed itself to the perception that it supported the development of Labour Party policy” because it allowed Labour policies to be announced at the launch of one of its reports.


Top of the charity pops 2014

Civil Society News is bringing you a festive countdown in the run-up to Christmas. On the tenth day Kirsty Weakley takes a look at some of the charity singles competing for the number one spot this year.

Jimmy Savile

An appeal by the Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust which aimed to reduce fraudulent claims to a victim compensation scheme was dismissed today by three appeal judges.

Karl Wilding

Charities should require trustees and senior staff to declare any party political activity undertaken in a personal capacity, draft guidance from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations has said.

I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?

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OSCR staff survey suggests improving relations with managers

Staff working at the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator are generally happier with their managers than they were a year ago but less happy with their overall treatment at work, according to the latest Civil Service People Survey.

Dr Philip Goodwin will move from Tree Aid to VSO

The international development organisation VSO today announced the appointment of Dr Philip Goodwin as chief executive.

Campbell Robb, CEO of Shelter

The three-day strike planned by Unite members at Shelter has been averted at the eleventh hour after the charity’s management made a fresh pay offer.

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