10 Mar 2014
Accusations that Save the Children has been censoring criticism of the energy industry out of fear of upsetting corporate partners is just one negative story that the charity world has woken up to this morning.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced a new £150m fund to invest in community-led enterprises across England, the largest ever fund of its kind.
An NCVO programme to encourage volunteering in care homes has launched this month and will see people recruited from local volunteer centres to support older people in both residential and nursing care homes.
The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1918 - 2013.
A former chair of the Ethnic Minority Foundation (EMF) has been accused of misappropriating £625,000 of the charity’s money.
The RNLI has reached a settlement agreement with Mark Hallam, the charity’s former finance director, who sought to bring a claim to Employment Tribunal for constructive dismissal.
Treasury has today announced that it will publish a road map for social investment in 2014; and introduce two social investment tax reliefs, for social enterprises and social impact bonds.