Tania Mason is group editor 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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The Accounting Standards Board has decided to create an accounting standard for charities and other public benefit entities, as part of its work to harmonise UK accounting standards with international ones.
The Association of Charity Shops has changed its name to the Charity Retail Association (CRA) in an bid to reflect the sector’s expansion beyond the traditional high street shop.
The BIG Fund will distribute the grants from the new £100m Transition Fund that aims to help small and medium-sized charities in England weather the looming public spending cuts.
Several umbrella groups in the care sector were today hurriedly redrafting a letter to the Health Secretary after an original that they planned to send was seen by the BBC and then found to contain inaccuracies.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
Arts Council England plans to introduce an online application system for grants as it attempts to overhaul its operations in the face of a funding cut of nearly 30 per cent.
Minister for civil society Nick Hurd faced a barrage of questions and concerns about how the new government’s cuts and plans are impacting the sector, at a roundtable event organised by the Directory of Social Change yesterday.
Richard Gutch has been appointed part-time interim chief executive of the Disability Alliance to drive through its merger with Radar and the National Centre for Independent Living.
Charities must resist the urge to compete – for funds, donors and contracts – and focus instead on how they can share information and help each other out, former Charity Commission chief Andrew Hind said last night.