18 Sep 2014
The Department for Communities and Local Government seconded five civil servants to Big Society Network when it was being set up, at a total cost of around £25,000.
Homelessness charities Crisis and St Mungo’s have entered into a strategic alliance to co-ordinate their services and campaigns.
A number of wealthy philanthropists, a breed of donor often known for trying to keep a low profile, have joined a video-based online venture designed to give philanthropists a voice and change British culture around major giving.
The British Red Cross has published its first-ever election manifesto, calling on the party that forms the next government to support policies that ensure everyone gets the help they need in a crisis.
My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.
A charity founded by Prince Charles may face a Charity Commission investigation after a complaint was lodged about its independence.
The Royal Institution’s trustees could face expulsion and the recently-ousted director Baroness Greenfield brought back if a meeting forced by the charity’s members results in proposals for a new governing council at the troubled organisation.
A likely alliance of private bankers and lawyers have joined forces to boost the take up of philanthropy advice services by the UK’s rich, amid grumblings that the quality and regulation of the philanthropy advice industry in the country is disappointing.
Self-made Kwik Save boss Albert Gubay has put the vast majority of his wealth in a new £470m foundation, fulfilling a deal he made with God before he became rich.