John Plummer

Major charities launch initiative to support volunteering post-Covid-19

The Shaping the Future with Volunteering group aims to capitalise on the uptick in volunteering during the pandemic

Scottish regulator appoints interim chair

George Walker will serve in the role until April

Shadow foreign secretary says charity is guilty of 'disgraceful' behaviour in pay dispute

Lisa Nandy has given her backing to about 30 We Are With You staff who have gone on strike because of the row

Proportion of over-50s considering leaving legacies rises by 10 per cent in a year, report finds

The Legacy Fundraising report says 45 per cent of the 15,000 over-50s surveyed would consider leaving legacies to charity in 2019/20

Charity Retail Association launches safeguarding scheme for charity shops

Shops will be able to display licences demonstrating that they meet minimum requirements

Charities can shift focus from economics to health and wellbeing, Nicola Sturgeon says

The First Minister of Scotland also calls for charities' voices to be heard on the environment ahead of a major climate change conference to be held in Glasgow in November

National Lottery Community Fund

National Lottery Community Fund launches new £3m funding pot

The Healthy Community Together programme, run together with the King's Fund, will support local health and wellbeing projects

Legacies could account for £500m more in next five years than previously thought

Legacy Foresight has updated its five-year market forecast to predict that legacy income for charities will rise from £3.2bn in 2019 to £3.9bn in 2024

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

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

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'

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

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