Andy Ricketts

NCVO partners with the rural support charity Acre

NCVO partners with the rural support charity Acre

The strategic alliance will give members of Acre free access to the benefits of NCVO membership

Grant-makers accused of bias against ethnic minority-led charities

Grant-makers accused of bias against ethnic minority-led charities

A report by the Grant Givers' Movement says a lack of diversity at trusts and foundations affects the fundraising efforts of charities run by people from minority backgrounds

Some alternative medicine charities could be deregistered after commission review

Some alternative medicine charities could be deregistered after commission review

After a consultation, it says it will consider the range of sources available to demonstrate public benefit, not just medical evidence that a treatment is effective

The Big Hire: Danny Sriskandarajah, Oxfam GB

The Big Hire: Danny Sriskandarajah, Oxfam GB

The international aid charity hopes its new chief executive will help put a difficult year behind it

More than a decade for Cash Converters link-up

More than a decade for Cash Converters link-up

Golf and cycling have helped the partnership with Dreams Come True remain strong

Ministers appoint three new Charity Commission board members

Ministers appoint three new Charity Commission board members

And the regulator has amended its governance rules so that the chief executive can join the board

We do not have gagging clauses in contracts, says Theresa May

We do not have gagging clauses in contracts, says Theresa May

Responding to a letter from the NCVO's Sir Stuart Etherington, the Prime Minister says the wording of contracts will be reviewed to ensure they don't prevent charities from criticising the government

Rita Akushie appointed chief financial officer of Cancer Research UK

Rita Akushie appointed chief financial officer of Cancer Research UK

She joins from Sovereign Housing Association and will replace Nigel Armitt

Beefeaters among staff being balloted for strike action at Historic Royal Palaces

Beefeaters among staff being balloted for strike action at Historic Royal Palaces

The charity plans changes to the pension scheme that the GMB union calls 'a pay cut for the rest of their lives'

Civil society under 'serious attack' in majority of countries, says report

Civil society under 'serious attack' in majority of countries, says report

People Power Under Attack by the global alliance Civicus says repression of peaceful civic activism is a 'widespread crisis for civil society in all parts of the world'