10 Mar 2014
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Paul Jenkins, chief executive of Rethink Mental Illness, is leaving the charity to take up the same role at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.
Victim Support chief executive Javed Khan is to join Barnardo’s as chief executive next year.
How long can Tony Hall hang onto his job? He should resign instantly. Not that he has done anything wrong but it will save time later when he inevitably does.
Citizens Advice has made five senior appointments to its policy team as its operations expand.
Sue Ryder has appointed Heidi Travis as its new chief executive, to take over from Paul Woodward who leaves after eight years in post.
The National Trust’s deputy chairman, Sir Laurie Magnus, has been appointed chairman of English Heritage by the Culture Secretary to take the lead on setting up a new heritage charity.