The Big Stories

Third Sector Big Stories give you a quick, easy way to find articles on important topics. New articles are added regularly to many of the sections, so do check back if you are following a particular issue.

Changes at the Charity CommissionChanges At The Charity Commission

How changes by the Charity Commission are affecting the setting up and running of charities


BeatBullying The collapse of BeatBullying

The latest developments surrounding the closure of the anti-bullying charity amid financial difficulties


Islamic charitiesIslamic Charities

The Charity Commission is conducting statutory investigations into 13 Muslim charities over issues ranging from financial management to the possible support of extremist groups in countries such as Syria.

The Lobbying ActThe Lobbying Act

The latest developments to the Lobbying Act and the impact it will have on charity campaigning


Election 2015Election 2015

The latest news and comment on the 2015 general election and how its outcome will affect the charity sector


Fundraising self-regulation What's next for the self-regulation of fundraising?

Read about the report by PwC on the workings of the Institute of Fundraising, the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association and the Fundraising Standards Board


Changes at the Charity Commission Social Impact and Investment Bonds

News and analysis covering social investment and impact bonds, and whether they can be a sustainable funding model for projects tackling social problems


The Future Of FundraisingThe Future Of Fundraising

How technology and public attitudes are changing charity fundraising


The Big SocietyThe Big Society

How the Big Society agenda affects the voluntary sector, key milestones in its evolution, and reaction from sector experts


Executive PayChief Executive Pay

The debate about senior pay in the sector, with comment and the wider background


The Big Lottery FundThe Future of the Big Lottery Fund

The pressure for change at the Big Lottery Fund is increasing as the cash available for good causes declines


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