Andy Hillier

Editor, Third Sector
Anti-racism charity Kick It Out declines to release findings of independent review

Anti-racism charity Kick It Out declines to release findings of independent review

The report into its culture and governance was commissioned after concerns were raised about the way it handled staff complaints

Largest NCS provider loses contract worth estimated £60m a year

Largest NCS provider loses contract worth estimated £60m a year

The Challenge will no longer deliver the government-backed youth programme from December after failing to reach an agreement with the National Citizen Service Trust

Acevo's income recovers to hit £1m, accounts show

Acevo's income recovers to hit £1m, accounts show

The upturn is partly a result of income from training and development rising to almost £183,000 in 2018, compared with about £71,000 the previous year

Anonymous donor gives £1.5m to community foundation

Anonymous donor gives £1.5m to community foundation

Heart of England Community Foundation has now received more than £7m from the unnamed person

Chief executive of Royal Foundation to depart in autumn

Chief executive of Royal Foundation to depart in autumn

Lorraine Heggessey, a former controller of BBC One, is to leave after two-and-a-half years in the role

Lottery fund shares £800,000 among 19 'lived-experience' leadership projects

Lottery fund shares £800,000 among 19 'lived-experience' leadership projects

The grants, of between £30,000 and £50,000, have been made under the National Lottery Community Fund's Lived Experience Leaders Pilot Programme

The Wildlife Trusts' chief executive to step down

The Wildlife Trusts' chief executive to step down

Stephanie Hilborne has the led the conservation charity for 15 years and will leave in October

More aid charities should merge, argues executive director of MercyCorps

More aid charities should merge, argues executive director of MercyCorps

Simon O'Connell tells a debate on the issue that it should be considered so that international aid organisations had more of an impact

Andy Hillier: Oxfam got it wrong - but so, I suspect, have many charities

Andy Hillier: Oxfam got it wrong - but so, I suspect, have many charities

Oxfam failed to address the needs of abuse victims. The sector as a whole needs to learn from its mistakes.

Labour promises more grant funding and time off for trustees

Labour promises more grant funding and time off for trustees

The party's long-awaited strategy document vows to put community groups at the heart of government thinking

Employer-led volunteering is less satisfying, NCVO report finds

Employer-led volunteering is less satisfying, NCVO report finds

A study from the umbrella body concludes people who organise their own volunteering opportunities tend to have better experiences than those who take part in employer-supported activities

Lottery fund gives St Giles Trust £3.6m to establish 'Peer Hubs'

Lottery fund gives St Giles Trust £3.6m to establish 'Peer Hubs'

The hubs will help those with experience of homelessness, unemployment, offending and addiction to become qualified advice workers

Mail on Sunday publishes critical story about running costs at leading charities

Mail on Sunday publishes critical story about running costs at leading charities

The article says that 10 of the UK's biggest charities collectively spent £225m on support and governance costs. However, the charity sector has strenuously denied that it wastes donors' money

River Island allies with a small marine charity

River Island allies with a small marine charity

How Sea-Changers got a Christmas boost from this corporate partnership

Action on Hearing Loss begins recovery plan amid financial concerns

Action on Hearing Loss begins recovery plan amid financial concerns

Spending by the disability charity has outstripped income for five of the last six years

BT MyDonate platform to close

BT MyDonate platform to close

The phone company developed MyDonate in 2011 as the first commission-free donation service

Voluntary sector funding in Derbyshire to be cut by £300,000

Voluntary sector funding in Derbyshire to be cut by £300,000

Derbyshire's Clinical Commissioning Groups will make the reductions for the financial year starting in April

Send a Cow founder among those recognised in New Year Honours

Send a Cow founder among those recognised in New Year Honours

David Bragg, who helped to create the international development charity 30 years ago, is one of many charity sector professionals and volunteers to be included in this year's honours list

Regulator's chair 'heartened' by charity leaders' reception of new strategy

Regulator's chair 'heartened' by charity leaders' reception of new strategy

Baroness Stowell tells Navca conference that some leaders say they've recognised the disconnect between them and the communities they serve

Outgoing Navca chair Schwaller expresses frustration over government's failure to act

Outgoing Navca chair Schwaller expresses frustration over government's failure to act

Caroline Schwaller tells Third Sector the government appeared to listen but did not do much 'about what the sector says or knows'