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Is it time for a new model of charity governance?

The recent news that the Government’s Insolvency Service has reportedly written to lawyers acting for Alan Yentob and other former Kids Company board members to warn them that it is minded to pursue disqualification proceedings against them, highlights the risks that charity trustees face and quashes the myth that their duties and liabilities are somehow lesser than those of their peers on boards in the private sector. 1,583 more words

Corporate Governance

Third Sector Trends in the North West of England research report

Tony Chapman, honorary professor at the University of Durham, has produced a report in partnership with IPPR North regarding third sector trends across the North and the North West of England. 271 more words

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Taking the time to listen & learn from charities we fund

Emma Beeston, Our Grant Manager (West of England) explains why taking the time to visit the charities we fund and build long-term relationships with them is an invaluable learning tool. 663 more words

Voluntary Sector

Volunteer - a way of life

Week in and week out, I hear stories of individuals or community groups finding it incredibly hard to find volunteers and helpers (and of course the money) to run community projects – and the other volunteers and I face the same issues at the youth club I help with.   274 more words

We should all become political; and social media must be our platform

The general election campaign opened with Theresa May heading for a greatly increased majority in the Commons. Two weeks in, and nothing much has changed. So unless the unexpected happens, we must prepare for five more Tory years. 311 more words

Policy And Government

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We should all become political; and social media must be our platform

The general election campaign opened with Theresa May heading for a greatly increased majority in the Commons. Two weeks in, and nothing much has changed. So unless the unexpected happens, we must prepare for five more Tory years. 311 more words

Policy And Government

How can charities approach election fever?

Duncan Shrubsole, Director of Policy, Partnerships and Communications sets out top tips for how charities can respond to the General Election. @Duncanshrubsole

The General Election we were promised would not happen has now been formally launched by the Prime Minister with a blistering speech in Downing Street. 942 more words

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