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MP 'deeply concerned' about RSPCA dispute

MP 'deeply concerned' about RSPCA dispute

Tulip Siddiq, the Labour MP for Hampstead & Kilburn, says the charity has been 'making efforts to effectively derecognise' the union Unite; the RSPCA rejects the claim

Regulator appoints new policy and communications director

Regulator appoints new policy and communications director

Paul Latham will move in March from the Competitions and Markets Authority to replace Sarah Atkinson, who left earlier this month

Volunteering Matters to lose 12 staff after reporting deficits

Volunteering Matters to lose 12 staff after reporting deficits

The volunteering charity had shortfalls in 2017/18 and 2018/19 that added up to a combined £2.4m

Requests for non-financial aid from grant-makers up by half in four years

Requests for non-financial aid from grant-makers up by half in four years

The Association of Charitable Organisations says the number of people approaching its members for support such as befriending services rose from 60,584 in 12015 to 93,308 last year

Directory of Social Change mourns passing of its former finance director

Directory of Social Change mourns passing of its former finance director

Satinder Pujji was the DSC's finance director for 14 years, but died on Sunday after a long illness

Samaritans appoints the Alzheimer's Society's Jeremy Hughes as chief executive

Samaritans appoints the Alzheimer's Society's Jeremy Hughes as chief executive

He will succeed Ruth Sutherland, who is stepping down in March to pursue a portfolio career

Unicef UK to introduce equal parental leave

Unicef UK to introduce equal parental leave

All new caregivers, regardless of gender, will be entitled to up to 52 weeks' leave

WWF-UK Australia bushfire appeal raises £1m in a week

WWF-UK Australia bushfire appeal raises £1m in a week

The figure includes significant donations from a number of sportspeople

Parenting charity NCT appoints new chief executive

Parenting charity NCT appoints new chief executive

Angela McConville succeeds Nick Wilkie, who stepped down at the end of the year

Public sector volunteers 'less satisfied' than their charity counterparts, research shows

Public sector volunteers 'less satisfied' than their charity counterparts, research shows

Figures published by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations indicate that people find volunteering in the public sector more bureaucratic

Unicef UK appoints new chief executive

Unicef UK appoints new chief executive

Sacha Deshmukh, chief executive of Smart Energy GB, will join the charity in April

Reports suggest DfID will remain an independent department

Reports suggest DfID will remain an independent department

The umbrella body Bond published a joint statement last month urging the government not to merge the international development department into the Foreign Office

Lack of diversity in fundraising affecting sector's ability to raise money, says IoF chief

Lack of diversity in fundraising affecting sector's ability to raise money, says IoF chief

A blog post by Peter Lewis also says the membership body hopes to become a chartered body by the spring

RideLondon fundraising total fell by £1.5m last year

RideLondon fundraising total fell by £1.5m last year

Charitable donations from the cycling event reached £11.5m in 2019, compared with a record £13m in the previous year

Former Charity Commission chief executive joins Oxfam board

Former Charity Commission chief executive joins Oxfam board

Andrew Hind, who led the regulator for six years, has been appointed to the board for an initial three years

Sector leader Julia Unwin among charity names in New Year Honours

Sector leader Julia Unwin among charity names in New Year Honours

The former chair of the Civil Society Futures project and chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation is made a dame alongside Gillian Guy of Citizens Advice