Andy Ricketts

Ambition and UK Youth merge

Ambition and UK Youth merge

The two charities for younger people say they will work better together

FareShare wins Third Sector Charity of the Year award

FareShare wins Third Sector Charity of the Year award

The food redistribution charity is among the many winners of awards handed out last night at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square

Movers: Alix Wooding joins the Southbank Centre

Movers: Alix Wooding joins the Southbank Centre

Plus: Mahmood Shafi signed up by Nuffield Health; Making Space promotes Rachel Peacock; and Mark Laville leaves Barbican Theatre (Plymouth)

Former PM adviser says Camila Batmanghelidjh was the victim of a 'conspiracy'

Former PM adviser says Camila Batmanghelidjh was the victim of a 'conspiracy'

Steve Hilton, an adviser to David Cameron when he was in Downing Street, tells The Sunday Times that the Kids Company founder was a 'poster child for the big society' and as such was attacked by the civil service and the media

The Big Hire: Catherine Johnstone

The Big Hire: Catherine Johnstone

The new chief executive of the Royal Voluntary Service steps into the shoes of David McCullough

David Biddle to leave change, grow, live after 21 years

David Biddle to leave change, grow, live after 21 years

Biddle, who has been chief executive of the charity for the past four years, says It is the right time for him to hand over to someone who can take the organisation through its next phase of development

Two-thirds of MPs want to make charities more transparent, research finds

Two-thirds of MPs want to make charities more transparent, research finds

The figure comes from a survey of 125 members of parliament carried out by the consultancy nfpSynergy

Regulator probes broadcasting charity amid concerns of 'significant unauthorised payments'

Regulator probes broadcasting charity amid concerns of 'significant unauthorised payments'

The Charity Commission opened a statutory inquiry into Fadak Media Broadcasts last month after receiving a serious incident report from the charity

London Marathon raised record £61.5m this year

London Marathon raised record £61.5m this year

This was the eleventh year in a row that the race has broken the world record for the most money raised by an annual single-day fundraising event

NCVO publishes guide on communicating with the public

NCVO publishes guide on communicating with the public

Telling a Better Story About Charities, which is free, gives tips on dealing with the most often-asked questions about the sector