29 Oct 2013
Shadow minister for civil society Gareth Thomas has tabled a series of Parliamentary questions to minister Nick Hurd about the government's funding of Big Society Network and the allocation of Social Action Fund money.
There is little shared understanding of the role of president. It is one of the least defined roles in all types of organisations whether charity, professional organisation or membership body.
Sim Scavazza and Eric Carlin, chair and chief executive of Mentor UK, describe their major governance issues.
These enormous sums, apparent lack of process or control, the impression of pals lining each others' pockets, and dissemblance (at best) combine to look more than scandalous.
Sarah Phillips, chair of Victim Support, and Bob Reitemeier, chief executive of the Children's Society, explain how best to deal with a chief executive who refuses to back down.
Allergy UK's chief executive laid the foundations for the future success of the charity after she was diagnosed with cancer.
Francesca Quint responds to a chair of a charity that charges "high fees" for its services, and is now facing concerns about whether they will be able to prove that their organisation operates for the interests of public benefit.