Andy Ricketts

The Big Hire: Crispin Truman

The Big Hire: Crispin Truman

The Campaign to Protect Rural England's new chief executive will begin work in September

Take up social investment offers or face losing investors, says report

Take up social investment offers or face losing investors, says report

A paper from the Centre for Charity Effectiveness says the the problems charities have with using investment tools could start to deter investors from taking this path

Save the Children UK headcount falls by more than 500 following Pakistan closures

Save the Children UK headcount falls by more than 500 following Pakistan closures

The accounts of Save the Children UK for 2016, just published, show the average number of people employed by the charity fell last year

Charitable think tank did not comply with regulator's campaigning guidance

Charitable think tank did not comply with regulator's campaigning guidance

The Charity Commission has asked the Institute of Economic Affairs to remove two press releases from its website that breached its guidance

Ruth Ruderham to join Comic Relief, plus other movers

Ruth Ruderham to join Comic Relief, plus other movers

Plus: James Partridge to stand down as chief executive of Changing Faces, new senior appointments at Prostate Cancer UK

Group of NCT members writes to regulator with concerns about Stephenson appointment

Group of NCT members writes to regulator with concerns about Stephenson appointment

Helen Stephenson is due to take over as chief executive of the Charity Commission, but there is some disquiet at the childbirth charity the NCT, where she has just stepped down as chair

Engage with us, umbrella bodies tell political parties

Engage with us, umbrella bodies tell political parties

A paper from 10 organisations, including Acevo, the Charity Finance Group and the IoF, says the next government should consider reducing the tax burden on the sector and reviewing the social value act

Helen Stephenson 'thrilled, humbled and a little bit nervous' to take up commission role

Helen Stephenson 'thrilled, humbled and a little bit nervous' to take up commission role

She will become chief executive of the Charity Commission on 18 July, succeeding Paula Sussex

Civil servant to be the next chief executive of the Charity Commission

Civil servant to be the next chief executive of the Charity Commission

Third Sector understands that Helen Stephenson, a director at the Department for Education, and a former director of the Office for Civil Society, will be named successor to Paula Sussex

Lib Dems pledge to support social investment and strengthen social value act

Lib Dems pledge to support social investment and strengthen social value act

But the 100-page manifesto includes no other mention of charities