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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Crime Reduction Initiatives, the £80m-turnover drug and alcohol support charity, is restructuring its operations into two distinct divisions in order to capitalise on the government’s new offender rehabilitation agenda.
The prospect of a single charity registration process for both HMRC and the Charity Commission is not far off, Charities Act reviewer Lord Hodgson hinted to a conference audience yesterday.
The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a VSO TV ad because it wrongly implied that all VSO volunteers worked in healthcare and that donations from the appeal would be directed specifically to helping sick babies.
NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington will use a speech today to criticise the leadership of the Charity Commission and warn that it has lost the respect of the sector over the Cup Trust scandal.
It's a shame that government doesn't think harder about the link between spending money & resources and outcomes.
PTA-UK, the umbrella body for 13,750 parent-teacher associations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, is looking for a new executive director as its CEO David Butler prepares to move across to the new role of part-time executive president.
A campaign against the use of drones in Pakistan, the regeneration of a huge landfill site into a nature reserve, and a top-performing academy schools network are among 30 inspiring projects shortlisted in this year’s Charity Awards.
The Charity Commission’s intelligence function carried out more than 163,000 checks on new trustees in the 2012/13 financial year, over 35,000 of them in relation to new charities.
Jonathan Jenkins, chief executive of the Social Investment Business, is reviewing his use of social media in order to minimise perceptions that he has social relationships with people from charities that receive statutory funds on his recommendation.