Tania Mason is editorial director at Civil Society Media.
She has been a journalist for 20-odd years and has specialised in the charity sector since 2003. Her experience has included stints on Third Sector, Marketing and PrintWeek magazines as well as agency work involving court reporting and occasional doorstepping of celebs for the tabloids. She started her career with five years on a daily newspaper in New Zealand before moving to London in 1993.
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ActionAid has distanced itself from a warning made by its director of programmes that NGOs are reluctant to stand up to the Department for International Development, stressing that it welcomes the commitment to aid made by the new Secretary of State.
Eduserv, a charity that provides IT services to the public sector, agreed to pay its retiring chief executive a settlement totalling £138,303 without the knowledge of the full board, documents seen by Civil Society News show.
The Law Commission is consulting on proposals to make it easier for incorporated charities to achieve ‘trust corporation’ status which allows them to sell land they hold in trust.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
The Charity Commission has announced that it has protected more than £3m of assets at a Christian charity which had to be wound up after evidence was found of “serious mismanagement and misconduct” by its trustees.
A new study of the economic impact derived from the work of employment charity Tomorrow’s People over a seven-year period suggests that its youth programme delivers £3.80 worth of benefit for every £1 it costs to run.
The Daily Mail has run a story attacking Citizens Advice because around 19 of the UK’s 316 local Citizens Advice centres are still charging premium rates for telephone advice.
The government’s proposed new policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund seek to align the funder far too closely with government spending priorities and risk undermining its independence, NCVO has warned.