A report by the regulator’s interim taskforce on safeguarding says that just 0.9% of charities reported a safeguarding incident since 2014. Over the same period only 1.5% of charities submitted any kind of serious incident report.
Charity representatives are among ten board members appointed to run the royal charter body set up to run the National Citizen Service.
Among the new appointments made by the Queen to the board of the National Citizen Service (NCS) Trust is Dame Julia Cleverdon, founder of volunteering charity Step Up to Serve, which manages the #iwill campaign.
The Charity Commission has launched a new investigation into a care services charitable company and a humanitarian charity it is linked with, amid concerns around their management and governance.
In October last year humanitarian aid charity Future Vision Consortium had been included in the regulator’s double default class statutory inquiry, which looked at charities that had defaulted on their annual reporting obligations two or more times in the last five years.
Richmond Borough Mind (RBMind) is a successful and forward-thinking charity helping improve the lives of thousands of people with mental health problems, and their carers. Services include Psychotherapy and Counselling, the Richmond Wellbeing Service (Step 2), recovery groups and activities, carers support, youth wellbeing sessions and information and training.
• Maintain and manage a professional office with a comprehensive database;
• Research and profile parents and Alumnae;
• Organise and run a series of information receptions for parents and Alumnae on and off site;
• Support a team of volunteers, including the Campaign Board, ensuring agendas and action notes are issued in a timely manner;
The Operations Director will lead on greater impact of Children North East for children and young people through service provision, campaigning and online advice for young people and parents. They will have deep and wide understanding of children, young people and parents and proven commitment to listening to and acting on their insights.
This is an exciting time for Shelter Cymru .We have developed a new vison which seeks to build a mass movement of campaigners and we want to grow our advice services to help more people facing or experiencing homelessness in Wales.
East London Business Alliance 3rd Floor, City Reach 5 Greenwich View Place London E14 9NN
Contract end June 2020 (extension subject to funding)
This is an exciting new role to develop and deliver an innovative programme which will introduce practical measures to tackle the communication skills gap faced by people from disadvantaged backgrounds as they try to get into or progress in their careers.
Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis (OMS) Our client is a young, unique and dynamic charity bringing fresh hope to the MS community in the UK and around the world. From our Head Office in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire we raise awareness of a well-established, evidence-based approach to the management of MS symptoms and provide tangible support to those diagnosed with this condition.
There is currently an excellent opportunity for a Digital Content Manager to join our team on a full time basis.
One YMCA, which covers the Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire area and provides support across accommodation, family work, youth work, community activities and health & wellbeing. We are proud of our rich local, national and global heritage and we seek to live out inclusive Christian values through activities that cater for all ages, working with all faiths and none.
The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (AAGBI) is seeking to appoint two lay members to its Finance, Audit & Investment Committee. This is an exciting time to join the committee.
Compton Care partners with people to embrace life with a complex or incurable illness. The charity is a dynamic healthcare provider of specialist palliative care services and has served its communities for over 36 years.
Langley House Trust, Autistica and Capoeira4Refugees were among the big winners at the Charity Times Awards 2018, celebrated with a packed ceremony in London last night.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Westminster Park Plaza to see Langley House Trust crowned the Charity of the Year (income over £5m). The judges recognised the charity in particular for its well-rounded application that showcased “excellent” charity management.
Fundraising platform JustGiving has scrapped its 5 per cent fee on donations to disaster and major incident funds.
The move follows heavy criticism received by the platform last year for charging people for donating following the Grenfell tragedy and terrorist attacks in Manchester and London.
JustGiving was also accused of profiting from £20m of donations and paying staff salaries of up to £200,000.
London Marathon Events has appointed its first head of charities.
The organisation, which works with more than 3000 charities, has appointed Kenneth Foreman to develop partnerships with charities to ensure fundraising opportunities are developed and maximised across all London Marathon events.
The 2018 Charity Times Annual Conference set out to provide delegates with insights into how key decision makers can work to lead their charities through difficult times, whilst taking the opportunities that present themselves.
The ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attack this May brought cybercrime into the limelight, affecting thousands of organisations. As a result of the attack, the Charity Commission said the third sector had to do more to protect itself. What more can charities do?