Paul Farmer appointed chair of Acevo

Paul Farmer appointed chair of Acevo

17 Oct 2014 | Governance | Alice Sharman

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.


Paul Farmer appointed chair of Acevo

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The Nokia 5230

Oxfam has created a free app for Nokia phones which allows supporters to donate to and track the progress of five of its programmes around the world.

Consumers can control their data in new data store

Consumers have been given new control over the way marketers access their information and communicate with them in a trial of the first-ever personal data store.

New London Marathon chief named

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Mayor Sir Steve Bullock

London’s Voluntary Sector Forum is objecting to proposed changes to the London Boroughs Grants Scheme that could see cuts of up to 80 per cent from the annual £26.4m budget.

Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?

» Four in ten UK residents walk away from charity fundraisers

Job agency for deaf people blames collapse on Shaw Trust

A Croydon-based recruitment agency that specialises in finding work for deaf people says the Shaw Trust is partly responsible for its liquidation.

Nationwide to give all staff two days off to volunteer

Nationwide Building Society is to offer staff two days paid leave per year to support volunteer activities within local communities as part of its support for the Big Society agenda.

Information Commissioner to launch first code of practice on data sharing

The Information Commissioner has launched a consultation on the first ever code of practice on data sharing for public, private and civil society organisations.

Charities say lack of finance could be barrier to delivering Big Society

Financial resource is the biggest concern for civil society organisations in supporting the Big Society according to a new survey from consultancy CommunitySense.

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