Tessa Ross

National Theatre's first chief executive quits citing problems with leadership structure

17 Apr 2015 | Governance | Emily Corfe

The National Theatre's first chief executive, Tessa Ross, has resigned after five months at the organisation, but will continue to work with the charity as a consultant.


National Theatre's first chief executive quits citing problems with leadership structure

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Social Charity Spy: Anne Frank Trust UK with #notsilent and Shelter plays political bingo

This week we highlight the Anne Frank Trust UK’s use of social video to commemorate the 70th anniversary of her death and Shelter’s interactive buzzfeed bingo during the politicians' debate last night. 

Monty the John Lewis penguin

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

Study finds that men donate more to charity when the fundraiser is an attractive female

Men donate more to online fundraising pages where the fundraiser is an attractive female, and donate competitively with others, a study has claimed today.

Ukip newspaper advert as posted by Normantron on Reddit

The Royal British Legion has said that it is working to make sure that its poppy is “never again” used in political campaign material after it appeared on a UK Independence Party candidate’s literature.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

NFC trial in Henley-on-Thames Credit: Matt Jerwood

Oxfam GB is running a trial of near-field communication technology to allow supporters to both donate to the charity and find out more information about what it does through interactive posters and wristbands.

MoJ stops short of formal investigation into PCC who awarded £500,000 to her own organisation

The Ministry of Justice has said it is not launching a formal investigation into Northumbria police and crime commissioner, Vera Baird QC, after she set up an organisation and awarded it £500,000 of taxpayers' money.

CTG attacks HMRC for breaking promises over implementation of 20 per cent tax on direct mail

Charities have been left unsure how to obey tax rules after HM Revenue & Customs failed to publish guidance explaining how it will implement changes in VAT on direct mail, the Charity Tax Group said today.

Tony Blair Faith Foundation

The Tony Blair Faith Foundation has announced the resignation of chief executive Charlotte Keenan.

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