Andy Hillier

Editor, Third Sector
Study calls for more old age-friendly volunteering opportunities

Study calls for more old age-friendly volunteering opportunities

A report from the Centre for Ageing Better says the way charities recruit and support volunteers can put barriers in the way of older people

Sector leaders call for 'gagging clause' ban in contracts

Sector leaders call for 'gagging clause' ban in contracts

A group of 11 voluntary sector bodies, including the Directory of Social Change, say the clauses could prevent civil society speaking out on behalf of vulnerable people

Asheem Singh appointed director of economy at the Royal Society for the Arts

Asheem Singh appointed director of economy at the Royal Society for the Arts

Singh was interim chief executive of Acevo for seven months after Stephen Bubb left in 2016

Andy Hillier: Charities must act on concerns of the public

Andy Hillier: Charities must act on concerns of the public

Attitudes towards the voluntary sector appear to be hardening and need to be addressed

Walsall's voluntary sector looks to bounce back

Walsall's voluntary sector looks to bounce back

In the first of a series of articles about the local voluntary sector, Third Sector's editor Andy Hillier returns to his home town to look at how organisations are faring

Civil Society Strategy will help charities most in need, says minister

Civil Society Strategy will help charities most in need, says minister

The government's 123-page strategy, published today, includes a range of measures to bring together businesses, charities and the public sector

Mark Atkinson to take top role at Action on Hearing Loss

Mark Atkinson to take top role at Action on Hearing Loss

The chief executive of Scope says the time is right for a new challenge after overseeing a radical transformation at the disability charity

Corporate partnerships: First Port staff get behind Emmaus partnership

Corporate partnerships: First Port staff get behind Emmaus partnership

The company wanted a charity related to its business, that was based in the UK and big enough to make a difference

Put beneficiaries first, says draft code of ethics drawn up by ex-NSPCC chief

Put beneficiaries first, says draft code of ethics drawn up by ex-NSPCC chief

Dame Mary Marsh led work on the draft code, which is open to consultation for 12 weeks

Government seeks to raise society lotteries limit to £100m a year

Government seeks to raise society lotteries limit to £100m a year

In a consultation document released today, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport says it wants to raise the limit from £10m a year to help good causes