Andy Ricketts

People in civil society bodies 'feel they have lost touch with those they serve'

People in civil society bodies 'feel they have lost touch with those they serve'

An update on the work of Civil Society Futures says the sector too often uses 'patriarchal command-and-control' approaches, and don't help people to act on their own terms

Dementia charities named as partners for London Marathon 2019

Dementia charities named as partners for London Marathon 2019

The Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Research UK hope to raise more than £3m next year

Regulator suggests a statutory serious incident reporting regime

Regulator suggests a statutory serious incident reporting regime

In written evidence to a committee of MPs probing sexual exploitation and abuse in the aid sector, the Charity Commission says it is keeping this option in mind

Donations in memory of London Marathon runner Matt Campbell pass £100k

Donations in memory of London Marathon runner Matt Campbell pass £100k

Campbell, who was raising money for the Brathay Trust, died of as yet unknown causes shortly before the end of Sunday's London Marathon

'More than 500 reports of safeguarding incidents' in weeks after Oxfam scandal broke

'More than 500 reports of safeguarding incidents' in weeks after Oxfam scandal broke

In an update on the work of its safeguarding taskforce, the Charity Commission says this is nearly half the number it received in the whole of 2016/17

Lawyer says he fears regulator's work will be dictated by the media

Lawyer says he fears regulator's work will be dictated by the media

James Sinclair Taylor of Russell-Cooke says comments by the new Charity Commission chair, Baroness Stowell, suggest the 'core focus of regulatory behaviour will be whatever features in the news'

Julie Bentley named next chief executive of Action for Children

Julie Bentley named next chief executive of Action for Children

Bentley, chief executive of Girlguiding since 2012, will take up the post on 1 August

Government too big to make progress on social problems, says former charities minister

Government too big to make progress on social problems, says former charities minister

EXCLUSIVE: Rob Wilson, Minister for Civil Society for three years, says territorialism and resistance to change in the civil service are major roadblocks

NCVO to develop voluntary sector code of conduct

NCVO to develop voluntary sector code of conduct

The initiative was announced at the umbrella body's annual conference by Sir Stuart Etherington today, and the code will be drawn up by Dame Mary Marsh, former chief executive of the NSPCC

Movers: Matthew Bolton made executive director of Citizens UK

Movers: Matthew Bolton made executive director of Citizens UK

Plus: Gerri McAndrew stands down from Buttle UK and Ben Crosland appointed senior comms officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation