12 Feb 2015
The Department for Work and Pensions has agreed to introduce measures expected to improve the Work Programme for voluntary sector sub-contractors, according to a response document published today.
The government is currently consulting on whether employees are entitled to time off to train, an issue which throws up lots of questions for the sector. Louise Fernandes-Owen provides an update.
Vibeka Mair runs through the new business wins from August with Grant Thornton and St Loye's Foundation proving successful this month.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
The Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for the flood relief effort in Pakistan has now raised £35m.
Kevin Curley, chief executive of Navca will represent the voluntary sector on a stakeholder group established to provide advice to the government for the upcoming 2010 spending review.
Over half of Navca’s members are unsure or don’t want to play a part in implementing the coalition’s new National Citizens’ Service, a volunteering scheme for young people.
The RSPB has launched a campaign aimed at sparing the environment from the government’s imminent spending cuts, announcing plans to send campaigners to key constituencies and run a billboard campaign.