Best of the Blogs: big society, voluntary sector cuts, Big Society Bank and Facebook

Your round-up of charity-related debate online this week

Best of the Blogs
Best of the Blogs

Paul Treloar, head of policy and communications at Lasa, believes that the big society cannot be built on the ruins of services and cutting advice services will cost the government more in the long run.

Read Treloar’s blog

Action 4 Advocacy chief executive Rick Henderson says if commissioners continue to award tenders on cost alone, the voluntary sector will eventually reach a point below which it cannot go without endangering the people it serves.

Read Henderson’s blog

The best result the Big Society Bank can achieve is to offer charities and voluntary organisations access to capital in order to compete for a much bigger role in public service delivery, says Stephen Bubb.

Read Bubb’s blog

Jonathon Grapsas talks about examples of fundraising on Facebook that have proved successful.

Read Grapsas’s blog



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