21 Apr 2015
The Scottish National Party MPs will push Westminster for devolution of powers on welfare payments and business taxes among to the Scottish Parliament.
Earlier this year sector leaders expressed concern that as we approach the general election politicians had little real narrative about the voluntary sector. Would a debate between the civil society representatives change their minds? Kirsty Weakley assesses each of the speakers.
Voluntary sector organisations which contract with government are likely to have to reveal more information about their activities under new rules announced today by Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office.
The next Parliament will see opportunities for charities to play a bigger role in delivering public services, representatives of the three main political parties said yesterday, but they disagreed about how this should come about.
Separate legislation requiring higher payouts to charity should be introduced to govern larger commercial society lotteries such as the Health Lottery and the People's Postcode Lottery, a Commons committee has said.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
Seventy per cent of charities responding to a survey experienced an increase in demand for services in the last 12 months, and the same number expect an increase in the next 12, according to a report released today.
Charitable foundations are inefficient and are under no pressure to improve, and many of their grants do not achieve their aim, an NPC conference heard yesterday.
The chief executive of the Charity Commission has urged charity trustees to be ready to shut their charity down if they are not furthering their mission.
The Big Lottery Fund has promised to simplify and shorten applications and to try to move away from a top-down approach in its strategic framework for the six years up to 2021, published today.
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