Andy Ricketts

St Mungo's must pay £18,000 to victimised former employee

St Mungo's must pay £18,000 to victimised former employee

An employment tribunal concluded last year that the homelessness charity had victimised Leigh Andrews when she was refused work as a locum worker; the charity says it will appeal

Cancer Research UK to put 40 per cent of workforce on furlough

Cancer Research UK to put 40 per cent of workforce on furlough

The charity says the 1,800 affected staff all work in its retail operation, but employees from other parts of the charity could be furloughed later in the year

Sport England offers nearly £200m of coronavirus grant funding

Sport England offers nearly £200m of coronavirus grant funding

Its fund is worth £195m to help sporting organisations deal with both short and long-term effects of the pandemic

Oxfam GB to furlough two-thirds of staff

Oxfam GB to furlough two-thirds of staff

The charity, which employs about 2,100 people in the UK, says that the affected staff, most of whom work in its trading arm, will be sent home until at least 1 June

Emergency appeal to raise funds for charities passes £11m in first week

Emergency appeal to raise funds for charities passes £11m in first week

The National Emergencies Trust is distributing the first tranche of funds through the umbrella body UK Community Foundations

Government considering package to support sector, Prime Minister says

Government considering package to support sector, Prime Minister says

Boris Johnson says culture secretary Oliver Dowden and Chancellor Rishi Sunak are 'looking at a package of measures to support charities'

Clic Sargent appoints new chief executive

Clic Sargent appoints new chief executive

She succeeds Kate Lee, having been the charity's director of income and engagement

Sector leaders urge government to provide financial support

Sector leaders urge government to provide financial support

Caron Bradshaw of the Charity Finance Group warns that the sector will be decimated without urgent action; and the Directory of Social Change urges people to write to their MPs about the issue

Morrisons offers to hire 500 charity shop staff whose premises have closed

Morrisons offers to hire 500 charity shop staff whose premises have closed

The supermarket chain says it will take on staff from Marie Curie and Clic Sargent to help elderly and vulnerable people with their shopping and at checkouts

Cross-party group of MPs calls for urgent funding of voluntary sector

Cross-party group of MPs calls for urgent funding of voluntary sector

A letter to the Chancellor, organised by the Labour MP Stephen Doughty, says the sector will be vital during the pandemic, but many will soon close without an injection of money

Major appeal launched to raise funds for UK charities affected by pandemic

Major appeal launched to raise funds for UK charities affected by pandemic

The National Emergencies Trust begins its first appeal since it started operating in November