John Plummer

Amazon enables third-party sellers to donate unsold items to UK charities

Amazon enables third-party sellers to donate unsold items to UK charities

The tech giant said it would be working with charities including Barnardo's and the Salvation Army

Invest in charities tackling youth violence, voluntary sector urges government

Invest in charities tackling youth violence, voluntary sector urges government

Government investments in youth intervention are "far too fragmented and small-scale", Home Affairs Committee report argues

Military charities welcome government ministry for veterans

Military charities welcome government ministry for veterans

The Office for Veterans' Affairs was set up by the new Prime Minister earlier this week and will sit in the Cabinet Office

Disasters Emergency Committee income rises sharply to £45.5m

Disasters Emergency Committee income rises sharply to £45.5m

The charity's total income was up by more than £16m from the previous year because of a number of new appeals

National Lottery Community Fund launches free impact tool

National Lottery Community Fund launches free impact tool

The tool is aimed at small to medium-sized charities and will help them measure the value of their work

Museum raises funding target by £300,000 after Archbishops of Canterbury coffins found

Museum raises funding target by £300,000 after Archbishops of Canterbury coffins found

The coffins of the four archbishops were found in a secret vault on the grounds of the Garden Museum during a redevelopment project

Mims Davies leaves as charities minister

Mims Davies leaves as charities minister

Despite the change, no announcement has been made about Davies' successor

Danny Curtin succeeds Ruth Lesirge at Association of Chairs

Danny Curtin succeeds Ruth Lesirge at Association of Chairs

Curtin will become chair in September after four years as a trustee of the association

Charity leaders dismayed as civil society ministerial brief still unclear after government reshuffle

Charity leaders dismayed as civil society ministerial brief still unclear after government reshuffle

Voluntary sector experts express frustration as Nigel Adams seemingly takes on digital and sport portfolio from Mims Davies

People's Postcode Lottery makes £3m available

People's Postcode Lottery makes £3m available

Registered charities can apply for between £500 and £20,000 from 31 July

Brexit stockpiling hits charities relying on donated goods

Brexit stockpiling hits charities relying on donated goods

Companies worried about Brexit are holding on to products they would usually pass on to charities, putting them at risk of closure

Charities providing mental health support face major pressures, says report

Charities providing mental health support face major pressures, says report

The Centre for Mental Health says funding cuts, overly demanding contracts and slow decision-making processes are undermining mental health charities that provide public services

Winner of Henley Business School and Third Sector scholarship revealed

Winner of Henley Business School and Third Sector scholarship revealed

Frances Clark will get a full scholarship for the Professional Certificate in Coaching course starting in September

Charity Commission appoints interim managers to London health charity

Charity Commission appoints interim managers to London health charity

Island Health Trust has been the subject of a statutory inquiry since 2017 over payments made to a consultancy firm

Labour's council insourcing proposal sparks fears among charities

Labour's council insourcing proposal sparks fears among charities

Voluntary sector providers of local authority services say ideology must not hamper effective service provision

The Big Hire: Sophie Walker of the Young Women's Trust

The Big Hire: Sophie Walker of the Young Women's Trust

The former leader of the Women's Equality Party has been appointed chief executive and is also an ambassador for the National Autistic Society

Pay of top earner at London Clinic falls significantly

Pay of top earner at London Clinic falls significantly

The chief executive at the private hospital regularly features in the top 10 of Third Sector's annual study of the top 100 earners

Change law so charities don't have to set up separate trading subsidiaries, says report

Change law so charities don't have to set up separate trading subsidiaries, says report

A paper written by Pesh Framjee and supported by the Charity Finance Group and Acevo argues that separate trading bodies bring increased costs and administrative burdens

JK Rowling charity chief steps down as governance review looms

JK Rowling charity chief steps down as governance review looms

Georgette Mulheir has led Lumos, founded by the author in 2005, since 2011

Jubilee Sailing Trust ponders long-term future after successful emergency appeal

Jubilee Sailing Trust ponders long-term future after successful emergency appeal

The appeal generated more than £1m and has secured the short-term future of the organisation