26 Nov 2014
RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector 1
Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.
Social impact analysts, those tasked with measuring and reporting on the effectiveness of charity programmes, may soon have their own professional organisation designed to promote the profession and encourage better analysis.
Transform’s campaign to overhaul UK drugs policy got a boost this week with both the chair of the Bar Council and the editor of the British Medical Journal calling for changes to the current system.
New blogger Gordon Hunter is dismayed by all the fuss over the Big Society.
As the charity sector continues to push for gift aid reform, a survey released today has found that 43 per cent of charities admit they are not making the most of the current system.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
Andy Williamson explores why the forthcoming cuts should be welcomed by the sector.
David Cameron has named four areas in the UK which will set off the Tories' Big Society agenda of community action.