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Diabetes UK reports income boost of 40 per cent following Tesco partnership

22 Sep 2014 | Finance | Emily Corfe

A partnership between Diabetes UK and Tesco has contributed to an upturn of almost 40 per cent in the charity’s finances, according to its latest accounts.

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Sector jargon gets shown the door by Navca

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The government reconfigured the Office of the Third Sector to the Office for Civil Society to reflect “the important job of building the Big Society”, civil society minister Nick Hurd said last night in his first public speech in his new job.

Sector umbrella groups left out of government Big Society meeting

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Vouchers for the homeless

While battling with the ethical do's and don'ts of donating to the homeless, a lightbulb lit in Tom Eeles' head and this is what he came up with...

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