Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

1 Aug 2014 | Governance | Kirsty Weakley

Ciaran Devane, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, is to leave after seven years as chief executive to head up the British Council.


Macmillan's chief executive to join British Council

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Audit new business wins April 2010: Three score and ten

Sometimes a charity changes its auditor after a number of years of service for reasons of good governance not because of dissatisfaction with the service. It offers a fresh pair of eyes on the audit process and for some, can pay dividends.

Interest rates market outlook: April 2010

The Bank of England continues to base its monetary policy decisions against a backdrop of rising inflation and a fledgling recovery in the UK economy. Although we have seen an acceleration of inflation in the first part of the year underlying price rises relate largely to non-recurring items, primarily the increase in VAT and uplift in energy prices.

Shaw Trust wins big on Work Choice tenders

The Shaw Trust has won preferred bidder status for 16 Work Choice contracts from the Department of Work and Pensions, missing out on just one that it was shortlisted for.

Not a cloud in sight

Despite a tidal wave of web-based projects, accounts stay firmly grounded, says John Tate.

Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.

» Cabinet Office overruled own grants panel to fund Big Society Network charity

Defra launches £1m green fund as part of Olympic 2012 commitment

Defra has set up a £1m green fund for charities helping residents of the United Kingdom to live more sustainably.

Social enterprise for re-offenders to receive £400k from Impetus Trust

Blue Sky Development and Regeneration, a social enterprise aimed at reducing the level of re-offending amongst former criminals, has been given £400,000 of unrestricted funding from the Impetus Trust.

Sugababes and other stars raise £300k for Have a Heart

A national radio station has raised over £300,000 for a charity that aims to grant wishes to terminally ill children.

Conservative Party releases manifesto for civil society

The Conservative Party has today released its manifesto for the community and charity sector, which pledges new funding to expand the social enterprise sector, voluntary sector grants to bring together communities and a "Big Society Bank" to invest in civil society.

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