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Be guided by compassion and empathy, former presidential aide tells charity leaders

Be guided by compassion and empathy, former presidential aide tells charity leaders

Pippa Malmgren, who was a financial adviser to George W Bush, tells an Acevo conference that a lack of trust in the sector means charity leaders cannot make decisions based solely on logic

Minister plans to pilot online platform in fight against sexual predators

Minister plans to pilot online platform in fight against sexual predators

International development secretary Penny Mordaunt is expected to announce the scheme at a meeting with aid organisations in London tomorrow

Regulator received almost 1,000 reports of potential harm in just four months

Regulator received almost 1,000 reports of potential harm in just four months

But a report from the Charity Commission says it is worried by the fact that a huge majority of charities have reported no serious incidents in the past four years

Acevo appoints Gingerbread's Rosie Ferguson as next chair

Acevo appoints Gingerbread's Rosie Ferguson as next chair

Ferguson, chief executive of the charity for single parents, will take over from Joe Irvin on 6 December

'Gagging clause' does not affect our independence, says employment charity

'Gagging clause' does not affect our independence, says employment charity

A story in today's Times says charities and companies working on back-to-work schemes with the work and pensions department have a clause in their contracts banning them from criticising minister Esther McVey

Employment tribunal rejects most claims made against CoolTan Arts by former chief

Employment tribunal rejects most claims made against CoolTan Arts by former chief

Michelle Baharier, founder of the Southwark-based arts charity, was sacked in 2016, but only one of the ten claims she made is accepted by a Croydon employment tribunal

Think tank chief suggests a 'Civil Society Improvement Agency'

Think tank chief suggests a 'Civil Society Improvement Agency'

Dan Corry of the NPC says the body would act as 'an instigator; a depository of knowledge and an advocate for change'

Unicef UK income down by 2.5 per cent last year

Unicef UK income down by 2.5 per cent last year

Its latest accounts show income of £100.2m, down from almost £1.3m in 2016

Movers: Joseph Rowntree Foundation appoints new senior leadership team

Movers: Joseph Rowntree Foundation appoints new senior leadership team

Plus: Nick Phillips to lead the Almshouse Association and Rosemary Ward appointed director of programme at the Scottish Book Trust

Another Barnardo's Trading employee wins tribunal claim

Another Barnardo's Trading employee wins tribunal claim

The East London Employment Tribunal rules that Claire Vary was unfairly and wrongfully dismissed for gross misconduct