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Stephen Hale of Refugee Action wins chief executive of the year at the Third Sector Awards

Stephen Hale of Refugee Action wins chief executive of the year at the Third Sector Awards

He was among a host of people and charities recognised at a black-tie dinner in central London

National Lottery Community Fund consults 42 staff about redundancies

National Lottery Community Fund consults 42 staff about redundancies

According to the funder, the introduction of a new grant-making system is putting some jobs at risk

Charities have become too introspective, says departing Etherington

Charities have become too introspective, says departing Etherington

As he stands down, the long-serving chief executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations warns that the sector must set its sights higher again

Sir Stuart Etherington to remain at the NCVO until December

Sir Stuart Etherington to remain at the NCVO until December

He will be replaced by Karl Wilding as chief executive of the umbrella body next week

Scope wants to make its shops 'focal points of communities', says chief executive

Scope wants to make its shops 'focal points of communities', says chief executive

Mark Hodgkinson tells Third Sector he sees them as more than just vehicles for raising funds

Scope consults 340 staff about changes to their roles

Scope consults 340 staff about changes to their roles

Chief executive Mark Hodgkinson says 89 jobs are at risk, with 34 redundancies possible

Watch: Matt Berry features in Remember A Charity's Points of View spoof campaign

Watch: Matt Berry features in Remember A Charity's Points of View spoof campaign

Points of You starts on Monday to tie in with Remember A Charity Week and encourages people to leave money to charity in their wills

Northern Irish regulator proposes new mandatory questions to trustees

Northern Irish regulator proposes new mandatory questions to trustees

In a consultation on information required at registration and when supplying financial returns, the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland suggests each trustee should supply contact details

ShelterBox appoints new chief executive

ShelterBox appoints new chief executive

Sanj Srikanthan will take up the role in December after 10 years at the International Rescue Committee

Children's Society income up for first time in five years

Children's Society income up for first time in five years

Its latest accounts show an income of £49m, compared with £38.4m last year

Arvinda Gohil to be the next chief executive of Central YMCA

Arvinda Gohil to be the next chief executive of Central YMCA

She is a former chief executive of Community Links and ex-head of Emmaus UK, and will take over from Rosi Prescott on 19 September

Text donations increased by a third last year, report reveals

Text donations increased by a third last year, report reveals

Figures from the regulator the Phone-paid Services Authority show donations by SMS were £49.6m in the year to the end of March, up from £37.5m in the previous year

Executive director of Unicef UK to step down

Executive director of Unicef UK to step down

Mike Penrose has been in the position since April 2016

More than £180,000 raised after death of policeman

More than £180,000 raised after death of policeman

PC Andrew Harper died on duty last week after being dragged along the road by a vehicle; a crowdfunding page was set up by the Thames Valley Police Federation

Former MND Association chief to head up philanthropy at the British Heart Foundation

Former MND Association chief to head up philanthropy at the British Heart Foundation

Kirstine Knox has spent the past seven years working at the University of Oxford

'Choose your own adventure'-style Twitter thread by Historic Royal Palaces praised by users

'Choose your own adventure'-style Twitter thread by Historic Royal Palaces praised by users

Participants play a 16th century priest trying to escape the Tower of London

Combat Stress increased fundraised income by 30 per cent last year

Combat Stress increased fundraised income by 30 per cent last year

The latest accounts from the charity for veterans show income from donations and legacies rose from £10.3m in 2017/18 to £13.3m in 2018/19

Arts Council selects 12 projects to receive shares of £17.5m

Arts Council selects 12 projects to receive shares of £17.5m

The money from its Creative People and Places stream will help projects in parts of England with low levels of engagement with the arts

Campaign to save Acorns Children's Hospice has raised £200,000

Campaign to save Acorns Children's Hospice has raised £200,000

The charity launched a campaign last month to raise £2m over the next four years

Up to 200 staff at Christian Aid face redundancy

Up to 200 staff at Christian Aid face redundancy

The charity says it has made the 'difficult decision' to withdraw from 12 countries as it bids to save £7m a year