12 Feb 2015
In this week’s look at charities that are making a noise on social media and helping their campaigns go viral we look at Cancer Research's #wewillunite campaign.
The Charity Commission has made a good start towards becoming a proactive regulator, but still has a long way to go to make sure it is carrying out its functions effectively, quickly and within its budget, according to the National Audit Office.
Various sector bodies have echoed concerns, which were highlighted by the National Audit Office in its follow-up report on the Charity Commission, about the risk that the board’s “continuing close involvement in executive matters could become the norm”.
Marie Curie is hoping to attract more volunteers for its 2015 Great Daffodil Appeal, with the launch of its first television advert to recruit fundraisers for the annual appeal.
Social investment will be at the “heart” of the government’s agenda when world leaders meet for the G8 forum later in 2015, Rob Wilson said this week.
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!
Friends of the Earth chief executive Andy Atkins has announced that he will step down in the summer, after seven years in the top job.
Jason Baldaro outlines the lessons learned from VSO’s journey to a new office.