29 Oct 2013
St Andrew’s Healthcare, one of the largest charities in the UK, has been told by commissioners that calling itself a social enterprise will help it win contracts.
Charities minister Phil Hope has confirmed that the Charity Commission will receive extra government funding to regulate the licensing of public charitable collections, though he wouldn't say how much.
Charities are falling increasingly behind in achieving full cost recovery on public service delivery, according to new research from the Charity Finance Directors' Group (CFDG).
Crime Concern and Rainer are to merge into a single charity on 1 July that will help to support 34,000 young people in 150 communities across the UK.
Volunteering England's chief executive has criticised "scandalously low levels of funding devoted to supporting volunteers," in response to new research.
Big Society indeed. Big bucks for the big players and let the rest of us, operating diligently and frugally, eat dust. I hope this story keeps its legs and congratulate those who continue to dig.
Voluntary groups are being asked to co-operate with a survey to find out whether public services are being delivered in line with the Human Rights Act.
Proposals on future funding for London's voluntary sector have sparked a war of words between mayoral candidates Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson.