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Mike Penrose to step down as UNICEF executive director

Mike Penrose is stepping down as the executive director of Unicef UK.

Penrose has led the organisation since April 2016 and is moving on to pursue 'a number of personal projects' when he leaves the organisation in the Autumn.

Srabani Sen: the four actions you can take today to become a more inclusive leader

Most people accept that diversity and inclusion are good things. But how do you go about being more inclusive? Here are four things you can do today, says Srabani Sen

ACEVO and V4CE launch survey to investigate racism within charity sector

ACEVO and Voice4Change England have launched a new survey to investigate the occurrence of racism within the charity sector.

The survey comes as part of the joint project ‘Making diversity count in the charity sector’, which was launched by the organisations earlier this year.

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Snowdonia charity given £3m to expand across UK

The Outdoor Partnership, a charity that promotes outdoor pursuits in Snowdonia, has been granted just £3m from The National Lottery Community Fund to expand its activities across the UK.

Antonia Swinson: the key property questions philanthropists will ask

"In my experience in interviews, it’s the little things which are the give-aways. Bricks and mortar are rarely the stuff of fundraising magic, but no one can save the world with bailiffs at the door and a leaky roof and rich people didn’t get rich by thinking sloppy."

Interim manager appointed to Christian charity while regulator probes into 'serious concerns'

The Charity Commission has appointed an interim manager to a Christian charity whilst it addresses a number of financial concerns.

Interview: Deborah Alsina on the journey to greater collaboration

Deborah Alsina MBE, outgoing chief executive of Bowel Cancer UK and incoming CEO of Independent Age, talks to David Adams about embarking on an award-winning journey to greater collaboration.

Charity Times Awards 2019: shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 20th annual Charity Times Awards has been announced.

UK Youth’s Anna Smee to join Youth Futures Foundation as first CEO

UK Youth chief executive Anna Smee is set to leave the organization to join Youth Futures Foundation, a £90 million endowment, as its first CEO.

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