Andy Ricketts

NCVO's Etherington urges national debate on volunteering

NCVO's Etherington urges national debate on volunteering

In a letter to NCVO members today, the chief executive says a truly shared society cannot occur without volunteering

Participation targets for National Citizen Service 'could be missed by 40 per cent'

Participation targets for National Citizen Service 'could be missed by 40 per cent'

A report from the National Audit Office warns that with existing growth rates the scheme will have 213,000 participants in 2020/21, not the 360,000 that were targeted

Global donations to charity through PayPal grow to £6bn

Global donations to charity through PayPal grow to £6bn

And the latest figures show that £800m was donated this way around the world during the holiday season, defined as lasting from 27 November to 1 January

Theresa May says Red Cross claims are 'irresponsible and overblown'

Theresa May says Red Cross claims are 'irresponsible and overblown'

The Prime Minister was responding to a question about the NHS from Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party leader

Sales from Oxfam shops rise by 10 per cent in last two months of 2016

Sales from Oxfam shops rise by 10 per cent in last two months of 2016

The charity says sales from stores and online were £17.3m, 10 per cent up on the same period in 2015

WaterAid appoints new chief executive

WaterAid appoints new chief executive

Tim Wainwright will take over in May from Barbara Frost, who is retiring after 11 years at the charity

Former digital editor at the Guardian joins the Red Cross

Former digital editor at the Guardian joins the Red Cross

Polly Curtis has become director of media at the charity after 15 years with the newspaper

DCMS invites applications for share of £80m Life Chances Fund

DCMS invites applications for share of £80m Life Chances Fund

About 20 per cent of payments made under the scheme, to help people who face significant barriers to leading happy lives, will be in the form of social impact bonds

Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe appoints first UK representative

Crowdfunding platform GoFundMe appoints first UK representative

New head of UK communications John Coventry, who will be based in London, joins from the campaign platform Change.org

Charity chair was unable to account for £14k cash withdrawals, says regulator

Charity chair was unable to account for £14k cash withdrawals, says regulator

A Charity Commission report on now defunct Redaid found serious failings of governance and financial controls at the international charity