Charity Commission appoints Paula Sussex as its next chief executive

Sussex, a senior vice-president of the consulting and outsourcing firm CGI UK, will take over from Sam Younger at the end of June

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Debra Allcock Tyler questions experience of new Charity Commission chief executive

Allcock Tyler, chief executive of the Directory of Social Change, says the appointment shows the regulator doesn't care much about small charities

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Bristol youth charity insists Banksy art piece was intended as a gift

The Broad Plain & Riverside Youth Project removed the piece from a wall but it has now has been moved to a museum while ownership is determined

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'No credible evidence of criminality' by Lutfur Rahman, say police

BBC's Panorama has alleged that the independent mayor of Tower Hamlets awarded £3.6m to ethnic minority groups against the advice of council officers

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Charity Commission board member will lead Birmingham schools investigation

Peter Clarke, former head of counter-terrorism at the Metropolitan Police, will look into allegations of a Muslim plot to infiltrate schools in the city



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The charity-owned attraction has suffered a flood, seen visitor numbers fall and changed many of its senior management.


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Rupert Grint becomes an ambassador for Starlight Children's Foundation

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Nandy says Labour will launch a pre-election consultation with the voluntary sector

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Lisa Nandy, who used to work in the third sector, has been shadow charities minister for six months. She tells Stephen Cook about Labour's developing policies for charities

Sir Tony Hawkhead previously served 17 years as head of the environmental regeneration charity Groundwork

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The new head of Action for Children is warming up to the challenges ahead, which include securing longer-term public service contracts and attracting support from businesses

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New data from the 'shrinking sector'

The UK Civil Society Almanac, published by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, shows how life became harder for charities in 2011/12. Andy Hillier reports


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Rodney Schwartz says 'relationship banking' is more of a slogan than a genuine approach

Tempted by banks? Social investors are the better bet

To build a new financial market means supporting investors who take a long-term, values-oriented and client-centred view. Not-for-profits should resist the temptation of attractive rates at high-street banks, writes Rodney Schwartz

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How to turn marathon runners into long-term supporters

Maintaining a tidy donor database and getting the tone right in communications can keep first-time fundraisers interested in a charity, writes Mark Roy

Martin Edwards says we should avoid asserting our religious beliefs at work

Witches, guinea pigs and a dilemma over censorship

Religion can be a divisive subject among charity staff - but sometimes it's better just to keep the peace and save our energy for providing services to our service users, writes Martin Edwards

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Change makers: Lynx

The organisation's Dumb Animals campaign made wearing fur socially unacceptable and was an early example of consumer-driven campaigning


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