John Plummer

MPs call for reform to society lottery rules

MPs call for reform to society lottery rules

A Westminster Hall debate yesterday heard repeated calls for bigger draws and prizes to be allowed

Rise in National Lottery profits massively outstrips increase in good-cause cash

Rise in National Lottery profits massively outstrips increase in good-cause cash

A report from the National Audit Office says Camelot profits rose 122 per cent in seven years, with good-cause money up by 2 per cent

Peter Hills-Jones leaves IoF to join public fundraising regulator in Australia

Peter Hills-Jones leaves IoF to join public fundraising regulator in Australia

Hills-Jones, who was head of the Public Fundraising Association in the UK before it was merged into the Institute of Fundraising, has moved to Melbourne to take up the new role

Scope to sell all its care homes to private provider

Scope to sell all its care homes to private provider

About 2,000 staff will transfer to the new organisation as part of plans by the charity to focus on advocacy, information and support for disabled people

Prince Charles lobbied Scottish first minister on behalf of Teach First, documents reveal

Prince Charles lobbied Scottish first minister on behalf of Teach First, documents reveal

Papers released under the Freedom of Information Act show the charity followed up a meeting between the prince and Alex Salmond in 2013 with a request to meet the then education secretary

Margaret Hodge 'breached MPs' code of conduct in Garden Bridge review'

Margaret Hodge 'breached MPs' code of conduct in Garden Bridge review'

Investigation finds that the Labour MP used House of Commons resources for the review

Charity says it might close because it can't apply to tendering process

Charity says it might close because it can't apply to tendering process

The Edinburgh-based parent advocacy body Kindred, which relied partly on a grant from the city council, says it can't apply for a bundled-up contract because it doesn't have the right mix of experience

British Asian Trust tripled its income last year

British Asian Trust tripled its income last year

The charity, which relieves poverty in south Asia, had an income of £6.3m in the year ending 31 March 2017

Scheme aimed at doubling number of volunteers in NHS is launched

Scheme aimed at doubling number of volunteers in NHS is launched

A community interest company called HelpForce will offer practical solutions, says its leader, Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett

Sir Stuart Etherington calls for a new regulator for not-for-profit organisations

Sir Stuart Etherington calls for a new regulator for not-for-profit organisations

It is one of many ideas put forward by the chief executive of the NCVO in a document he has produced in a personal capacity