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.
Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s charity comes under fire from the Charity Commission, as a recent inquiry finds Lloyd-Webber creating a ‘conflict of interest’ by using foundation-owned paintings during a West End Show.
International livestock charty GALVmed has chosen to implement the Infor FMS SunSystems financial accounting solution from reseller Sapphire.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
The response of aid agencies to last week’s Haiti earthquake has been typical, in an impressive sort of way; fast, public, efficient. But in this disaster, for the first time, charities have taken on a new role.
More than £23m has been donated to the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for the Haiti earthquake victims. The total includes phone and online donations only.
FORMER Action Aid executive Salil Shetty has been appointed as Amnesty’s next secretary general. Shetty, an Indian national, will begin the role in June 2010, following a string of roles in the charity sector, most notably as director of the United Nations’ Millennium Campaign for the past six years.