Andy Ricketts

Cancer charity appoints new chief executive

Cancer charity appoints new chief executive

Julie Worrall was diagnosed with stage four cancer 15 years ago

Analysis: How charities must evolve in an ‘inevitably shrinking sector’

Analysis: How charities must evolve in an ‘inevitably shrinking sector’

As the long-term impacts of the coronavirus pandemic set in, experts offer their predictions of how the sector will look in a year’s time. Andy Ricketts reports

DEC coronavirus appeal raises £15m in just over a week

DEC coronavirus appeal raises £15m in just over a week

The appeal has a focus on helping displaced people in refugee camps across the world

Oxfam GB appoints Channel 4 chair to lead its board

Oxfam GB appoints Channel 4 chair to lead its board

Charles Gurassa will succeed Caroline Thomson as chair of the charity in October

Save the Children UK expects £25m drop in income this year

Save the Children UK expects £25m drop in income this year

But the charity says individual giving has held up and it has not been forced to make any redundancies

Combat Stress chief executive to move on

Combat Stress chief executive to move on

Sue Freeth, who has been in post for five years, will stay until her successor is appointed

Fawcett Society chief to step down

Fawcett Society chief to step down

Sam Smethers, who has been in the role since 2015, says she has been wrestling with the demands of the role alongside family commitments

Charities should 'potentially consider consolidating', Red Cross chief says

Charities should 'potentially consider consolidating', Red Cross chief says

Mike Adamson says if he was in government he would not be sure whether he would know who to engage with on the big issues

DEC coronavirus appeal raises £5m in first day

DEC coronavirus appeal raises £5m in first day

The appeal is focused on the millions of displaced people and those living in refugee camps

Redundancies mooted at Shakespeare charity amid £8.5m loss of income

Redundancies mooted at Shakespeare charity amid £8.5m loss of income

The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust says it is facing having to make reductions to its workforce because it expects to lose 90 per cent of its income this year

More than a third of charities lack the funds to invest in digital, report finds

More than a third of charities lack the funds to invest in digital, report finds

The Charity Digital Skills Report 2020 says this is a concern at a time when the medium is needed more than ever

More than half of staff at two major arts venues face redundancy

More than half of staff at two major arts venues face redundancy

Performances Birmingham, which runs Symphony Hall and Town Hall venues, says the news is heartbreaking

Grants up to £80,000 available from £6m Inspiring Futures programme

Grants up to £80,000 available from £6m Inspiring Futures programme

The programme is being funded by BBC Children in Need and the Youth Futures Foundation