7 Oct 2014
Rob Wilson MP has been installed as the new minister for civil society following Saturday's resignation of Brooks Newmark in response to a Sunday Mirror sexting sting.
Animal charity Blue Cross has appointed Sally de la Bedoyere, current chief executive of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association, as its new head.
A coalition of animal charities, including RSPCA and Peta UK, has written to ZSL London Zoo demanding an end to its Zoo Lates events, following media reports highlighting animal protection issues.
Volunteering is worth £34bn a year in support of public services in the UK, new research by the innovation charity Nesta estimates.
The charity sector does not do enough to measure whether its campaigning is effective and achieves its goals, according to the author of a report published today by think tank NPC.
"Stick to their knitting". Who on earth do you think you are Mr Newmark. You've probably just plummeted the Conservative Party so far down the polls they'll never recover.
Social impact bonds are clunky and expensive, more money from unclaimed assets is available to fund the sector, and Labour may expand the Social Value Act, a Parliamentary debate on the social economy heard earlier this week.
Nigel Urwin looks at new regulations around off-premises trading.
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