15 May 2014
According to the Charity Commission, the charity sector employs 754,411 full-time equivalent staff and uses the services of an estimated 2.2 million volunteers, including more than 842,000 trustees, though there are still 21,400 trustee positions unfilled.
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Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.
Tony Armstrong, chief executive of Living Streets, will take over from Locality’s CEO, Steve Wyler, later this year.
The National Theatre has appointed its first-ever chief executive, Channel 4’s Tessa Ross, to work alongside new director Rufus Norris.
ACEVO is just a trade union for "voluntary" sector senior managers - of course they won't like Big Society as it actually speaks of real voluntarism rather than well remunerated sub-contracting.
Dogs Trust chief executive, Clarissa Baldwin OBE, will retire later this year after 40 years at the charity.
Oxfam has filled its vacant fundraising director post, confirming that industry veteran Tim Hunter will be leaving Unicef in Switzerland to head up fundraising at the British charity.
Stonewall has today announced that Ben Summerskill is to step down as chief executive after 11 years at the helm.
Charlotte Hill, who has been chief executive of UK Youth for the last three years, is to head up Step Up To Serve - a new youth volunteering organisation launched by the Prince of Wales and backed by the Cabinet Office.
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