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Union urges Samaritans to change its mind on appointment of Jeremy Hughes

Union urges Samaritans to change its mind on appointment of Jeremy Hughes

Unite says trustees at the charity should not appoint Hughes, who is alleged to have engaged in bullying behaviour at the Alzheimer's Society, as chief executive

Care charity unfairly dismissed autistic employee, tribunal finds

Care charity unfairly dismissed autistic employee, tribunal finds

Leeds Employment Tribunal rules that United Response did not properly take measures that would allow him to return to work after he was diagnosed with autism

Samaritans to discuss appointment of Jeremy Hughes as chief amid bullying claims

Samaritans to discuss appointment of Jeremy Hughes as chief amid bullying claims

A national newspaper has reported allegations that Hughes displayed bullying behaviour towards staff while running the Alzheimer's Society

Ten years of cuts 'have damaged health and widened regional inequality'

Ten years of cuts 'have damaged health and widened regional inequality'

A report from the Institute of Health Equity says life expectancy has failed to increase for the first time since 1900, with poor women and the north east of England badly affected

Peter Kay comeback gigs will raise money for Cancer Research UK

Peter Kay comeback gigs will raise money for Cancer Research UK

The comedian is bringing back Dance for Life, which raised £180,000 in donations alone when last performed from 2016 to 2017

Alzheimer's Society denies it has spent £750k on non-disclosure agreements

Alzheimer's Society denies it has spent £750k on non-disclosure agreements

The Guardian newspaper made the allegation in a report that focused on alleged bullying behaviour by the outgoing chief executive Jeremy Hughes

Charities most trusted to deliver social care, CAF survey finds

Charities most trusted to deliver social care, CAF survey finds

The survey also finds that more than half of the public expects central government to solve the social care sector's funding crisis rather than other sectors

The National Trust ends Cadbury partnership after 13 years

The National Trust ends Cadbury partnership after 13 years

The charity says it has decided to make chocolate less of a focus for its Easter activities

Mayoral candidate calls for creation of a London Youth Corps

Mayoral candidate calls for creation of a London Youth Corps

Rory Stewart, the independent candidate for May's mayoral election, wants to build on the National Citizen Service to help local charities and environmental causes

Government consults on dormant assets scheme expansion

Government consults on dormant assets scheme expansion

It proposes expanding the scheme to include insurance and pensions, investment and wealth management, and securities

RSPCA staff vote for strike action

RSPCA staff vote for strike action

The trade union Unite said 73 per cent of staff voting in the strike ballot had opted for industrial action over new performance-related pay contracts at the charity

Sector critical of planned points-based immigration rules

Sector critical of planned points-based immigration rules

The Home Office says the new system will be implemented at the start of next year, but some believe it will exacerbate existing staff shortages amid a continuing funding crisis

St Andrew's Healthcare will overhaul service criticised by regulator

St Andrew's Healthcare will overhaul service criticised by regulator

Responding to findings by the Care Quality Commission that some staff at the Fitzroy House facility did not always ensure safe environments, Katie Fisher says some disciplinary action is being taken

Art Fund appoints new chief executive

Art Fund appoints new chief executive

She will replace Stephen Deuchar, who will leave on 31 March, in April

Entire DfID junior ministerial team merged with Foreign Office

Entire DfID junior ministerial team merged with Foreign Office

Changes come after speculation that the Department for International Development would become part of the Foreign Office

Julie Bentley resigns as chief executive of Action for Children

Julie Bentley resigns as chief executive of Action for Children

Bentley, who joined the charity in August 2018, says she is leaving for personal reasons

Supreme Court hearing on £400m sleep-in care workers case begins

Supreme Court hearing on £400m sleep-in care workers case begins

In 2018 the Court of Appeal overturned a 2015 employment tribunal decision that a Mencap carer was entitled to the minimum wage for each hour of sleep-in shifts completed, plus six years of back payments