John Plummer

Oxfam shops report best Christmas sales figures for eight years

Oxfam shops report best Christmas sales figures for eight years

Sales in the charity's shops totalled £19.3m over the festive period, up by £1.3m on the previous year

Retail expert to take over at top of the NCS Trust

Retail expert to take over at top of the NCS Trust

Mark Gifford of Waitrose will on 2 March become chief executive of the social enterprise that runs the National Citizen Service

Bowel Cancer UK names new chief executive

Bowel Cancer UK names new chief executive

The executive director of external affairs at the MS Society will join in early February

Charity Retail Association says anti-waste charity report is 'irresponsible'

Charity Retail Association says anti-waste charity report is 'irresponsible'

Wrap, the lead partner of the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan, says it's possible the low level of clothing recyling is partly down to fear of bogus charity collections

Kate Sayer to lead new integrity and ethics team at Oxfam GB

Kate Sayer to lead new integrity and ethics team at Oxfam GB

Sayer was a senior consultant at the accountancy firm Sayer Vincent for almost 36 years

Charities to share £20,000 found in safe at a scrapyard

Charities to share £20,000 found in safe at a scrapyard

St Elizabeth Hospice in Ipswich and East Anglia's Children's Hospices will benefit from the find

Charities can no longer 'assume legitimacy' in the eyes of the public, commission chair says

Charities can no longer 'assume legitimacy' in the eyes of the public, commission chair says

Baroness Stowell says charities must demonstrate they take the public seriously if trust in the sector is to be improved

Christian Aid plans to close all regional offices in England

Christian Aid plans to close all regional offices in England

The charity also intends to withdraw from 12 countries as part of plans to save £7m a year

RSPCA staff could strike in February over proposed conditions

RSPCA staff could strike in February over proposed conditions

In an indicative ballot by Unite of its members at the charity, 88 per cent said they were prepared to take industrial action over changes that would include a performance-related pay scheme

RNIB Group has made nearly 500 redundant in past two years as it rebalances the books

RNIB Group has made nearly 500 redundant in past two years as it rebalances the books

The charity's accounts for the year to 31 March show it incurred redundancy and termination costs of £0.9m on 269 staff in the past year, with a similar figure for 210 staff in 2017/18

Civil society monitor says activism is increasingly being repressed

Civil society monitor says activism is increasingly being repressed

An annual report on civil freedoms by Civicus continues to rate the UK as 'narrowed', the second-highest of five rankings

Disability charity criticised for appointing chief executive who praised Ukip

Disability charity criticised for appointing chief executive who praised Ukip

Katie Ghose was named chief of Kids in September, but a service user has written to the charity urging it to reconsider the appointment

WWF-UK launches digital subscription service

WWF-UK launches digital subscription service

People that sign up the Amazing Planet scheme will receive monthly print literature including information and activities about the natural world, plus access to an app that augments the service