14 May 2015
Advertising billboards set up by the National Union of Students in London Victoria, Sheffield Central and Manchester Piccadilly have all been removed by Network Rail staff for reportedly being “too political”.
For all the talk about preventing lapsed donors, many charities still aren’t on top of retention, says Barry Floyd.
Charity funds are being wasted because the UK’s employment tribunal system is expensive and encourages false claims, according to the HR director of homelessness charity Broadway.
Beatbullying chief executive Emma-Jane Cross is setting up a cross-sector working party to devise a code of conduct that will govern how charities should treat each other when embarking on formal or informal collaborations.
The British Heart Foundation has advised that its losses from theft of charity shop donations and bogus collections have almost tripled from £1.2m last year to £3m this year.
A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.
Booktrust, a charity providing free books to children, which has had its funding slashed by the Department for Education, is to enter talks with the Department to mitigate its losses.
Connexions Staffordshire, a £12m-turnover charity that until recently employed 330 staff, is to be wound up and its services absorbed into Staffordshire County and Stoke-on-Trent City Councils.
Prime contractors for the government’s Work Programme will have to prove that they are developing partnerships with small, specialist voluntary sector providers in order to win contracts.