30 May 2013
The Charity Commission data sets on how charities spend their money will be made publicly available in an ‘open data’ format by March 2014.
DataKind UK is to host its first probono weekend of support for charities in July and is calling for applications from organisations interested in support from data and technology professionals.
The Charity Commission and Get Safe Online have launched new guidance on how charities can protect themselves from online fraud and how the public can give safely online.
Your CivilSociety rounds-up the most read stories from the previous week.
NGOs need to look more closely at expense claims from their staff, in particular from UK staff based overseas as expatriates, and from staff who travel from the UK to field offices and projects overseas.
Niki May Young ponders the importance of being able to ask the silly questions.
Google has shortlisted ten UK charities which stand the chance of winning £500,000 as part of its Global Impact Challenge.
The voluntary sector should create a “data manifesto” that identifies who holds data about the sector and enables the sharing of data, recommends Dame Mary Marsh’s review of leadership and skills in the social sector.
While management in the charity sector has changed significantly in the past few decades, a reluctance to invest in governance has led to a stagnation of board structure and a lack of diversity, according to Dame Mary Marsh’s review of skills and leadership in the social sector.