18 Sep 2014
The Department for Communities and Local Government seconded five civil servants to Big Society Network when it was being set up, at a total cost of around £25,000.
The Royal British Legion had just under three weeks' free reserves at the end of the last financial year, according to accounts filed last week.
Charities must explain their value to the public to counteract increasing criticism from politicians and the media, Lisa Nandy, shadow minister for civil society, told delegates at the Charity Retail Association’s conference yesterday.
My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.
Giving by family foundations is up by 19 per cent to its highest ever level, but donations to those foundations are down almost 35 per cent, according to research published today by the Association of Charitable Foundations.
The English National Opera has had its Arts Council funding cut by nearly a third to £12.4m a year in the wake of an analysis of the opera company which concluded that it had struggled to meet box-office targets and needed “radical change”.
Con Alexander explains the action one charity took after a memory stick containing donors' personal data was lost.