12 Feb 2015
The Prime Minister’s office told Nick Hurd to continue funding Big Society Network even though the then-minister for civil society had raised concerns about its poor performance and financial sustainability, the National Audit Office has found.
The Charity Commission has again ruled that Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) may not change its objects in order to exclude homosexual couples from accessing its adoption services.
David Hornsby looks at the latest generation of video communications systems and how they resonate with David Cameron’s Big Society.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
The Charity Commission is lobbying the Treasury to allow it to spend £1.5m in reserves that the Commission has accumulated in recent years.
The Shaw Trust has had confirmation from the Department of Work and Pensions that the Work Choice programme will go ahead and that the contract awarded to it by the previous government would stand.
The Funding Commission has proposed a £10m ‘Big Ask’ campaign to bolster fundraising and promote the work of civil society organisations.