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.
The latest news and comment on the 2015 general election and how its outcome will affect the charity sector
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.
News and analysis covering social investment and impact bonds, and whether they can be a sustainable funding model for projects tackling social problems
How technology and public attitudes are changing charity fundraising
The pressure for change at the Big Lottery Fund is increasing as the cash available for good causes declines
How the Big Society agenda affects the voluntary sector, key milestones in its evolution, and reaction from sector experts
The latest developments to the Lobbying Act and the impact it will have on charity campaigning
The debate about senior pay in the sector, with comment and the wider background
How changes by the Charity Commission are affecting the setting up and running of charities
Read about the report by PwC on the workings of the Institute of Fundraising, the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association and the Fundraising Standards Board
Maximising security on your premises, using deterrents such as SmartWater and ensuring computer systems are secure can all prevent a theft occuring, says Wendy Cotton, a charity insurance expert at Markel
Managing the risks that come with renting a property can make the difference between a charity thriving or failing