Nick Davies, NCVO public services manager

DWP promises measures to improve charities’ experience of the Work Programme

18 Dec 2014 | Governance | David Ainsworth

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.


DWP promises measures to improve charities’ experience of the Work Programme

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Tania Mason looks back over the six years of Andrew Hind’s leadership of the Charity Commission, and charts the actions that created a regulator fit for the 21st Century

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Audit new business wins August 2010: Refreshing enthusiasm

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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?

» NPC: 'It's time to consider the role of religious charities'

DEC Pakistan Flood appeal raises £35m

The Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for the flood relief effort in Pakistan has now raised £35m.

Curley joins government spending review advisory group

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.

Navca members express concern about National Citizens' Service

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.

RSPB campaign calls for environment to be spared spending axe

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.

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