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.
Following the annual conferences of the main political parties, a clearer picture of their voluntary sector policies emerges. David Ainsworth analyses each party’s priorities.
Samaritans has said that it has sought further legal advice about its Samaritans Radar Twitter app and is satisfied that it complies with data protection legislation, but that it will take on board any advice from the Information Commissioner’s Office.
An attempt by a crossbench peer to extinguish the controversial Sarah Bill at second reading stage in the Lords failed yesterday after Labour peers decided to abstain from supporting his amendment.
I hope this is an example that other medical charities will follow as it is very difficult to explain to the public why there are so many charities for certain causes.
The salaries of charity chief executives have been under increasing scrutiny over the past year, but what about those at the other end of the pay scale? For Living Wage Week Kirsty Weakley reports on where charities stand when it comes to the living wage.
Acevo has launched a new commission on the role that civil society should play in future public service delivery, and warned of a “care deficit” in public services.
The women’s rights charity accused by the Mail on Sunday of promoting t-shirts that were made in “sweatshop” conditions in Mauritius has said that it has seen evidence that the factory conforms to ethical standards.