13 Nov 2014
Age UK spent £1.81m on 120 redundancies in 2014, on top of £1.17m last year, as part of a review of the structure of the organisation, according to its latest annual accounts.
BeatBullying will go into administration after suffering “significant financial difficulties”, the charity’s trustees have said in a statement.
After the National Audit Office published its report into Big Society Network grants and a former Nesta trustee tweeted that Nesta was also “forced” to fund BSN back in 2010, Nesta chief executive Geoff Mulgan conducted a review into his organisation’s support for the agency. Tania Mason analyses his findings.
Voluntary organisations across Europe are coming under pressure from governments not to campaign on issues, warns Heidi Sandberg. This article is part of a series on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.
Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind, has been appointed the chair of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, while Sharon Allen, chief executive of Skills for Care, has been appointed vice-chair.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
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Kids 'n' Cancer UK has been criticised for saying it will not pay the legal fees of the family of Ashya King, despite receiving £50,000 worth of donations for Ashya King’s cause, after the NHS said that it would pay for his treatment.
Storytelling has to be matched to a ‘big idea’, fundraising consultant Stephen Pidgeon has said.
Cathy Pharoah examines whether the voluntary sector's funding model is fit for purpose. This article is part of a series on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.