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Minority of people think charities can help heal Brexit divides, research finds

Minority of people think charities can help heal Brexit divides, research finds

Polling commissioned by the Charities Aid Foundation finds that 37 per cent of people think voluntary sector organisations could bring communities back together

Charities could face employment tribunal claims from volunteers, government proposals suggest

Charities could face employment tribunal claims from volunteers, government proposals suggest

The NCVO has warned that the plans to tackle sexual harassment could 'change the nature of volunteering to that of employment'

Cancer Research UK in discussions about use of 'ring girls' at charity boxing events

Cancer Research UK in discussions about use of 'ring girls' at charity boxing events

Third Sector contacted the charity after being made aware that some supporters were upset to see scantily-clad women holding up signs and performing other tasks at Ultra White Collar Boxing events

Amir Khan Foundation failed to meet basic financial reporting requirements

Amir Khan Foundation failed to meet basic financial reporting requirements

The Charity Commission says the charity has filed its accounts late in each of the past three years, and its paperwork for 2017 is still outstanding

Coalition involving think tank NPC says shift in thinking needed on service delivery

Coalition involving think tank NPC says shift in thinking needed on service delivery

The NSPCC, Locality and Navca are also linked to the group, which calls for changes in the way the sector supports communities affected by 'a crisis in service delivery'

Charity advises staff to work elsewhere to avoid protesters

Charity advises staff to work elsewhere to avoid protesters

Supporters of a Falklands War veteran who claims he was unfairly treated by Combat Stress have been gathering regularly outside its treatment centre in Shropshire

Best charity to work for named

Best charity to work for named

Staff at the charity praised the culture and its promotion of a good work-life balance

Trussell Trust denies it has been used by Conservative politicians

Trussell Trust denies it has been used by Conservative politicians

The charity has faced criticism after a number of Tory MPs tweeted pictures of themselves supporting food banks run by the trust

Charities pledge to reform 'broken' grant-reporting system

Charities pledge to reform 'broken' grant-reporting system

A report from the Institute for Voluntary Action Research and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation sets out six principles to improve a system it says is often 'burdensome rather than useful'

International development funding 'drove growth of largest charities', says paper

International development funding 'drove growth of largest charities', says paper

An analysis of the latest NCVO almanac says total income for super-major charities rose by £3bn between 2009 and 2016, with their share of all charity income from government sources rising to 16 per cent

Charity Commission tells think tank to delete Brexit report

Charity Commission tells think tank to delete Brexit report

The Institute of Economic Affairs has taken down a report on post-Brexit Britain, but has accused the regulator of causing confusion

Nesta opens £250k fund to help children with social skills

Nesta opens £250k fund to help children with social skills

The foundation says it expects its Future Ready Fund to make grants of between £35,000 and £50,000 to charities, schools, social enterprises and businesses working with children aged 11 to 18

Think tank NPC appoints Vaughan Lindsay as chair

Think tank NPC appoints Vaughan Lindsay as chair

Lindsay, a former deputy chief executive of the NCVO, will replace Richard Atterbury in the new year

Government to set up £1.7m fund for Holocaust education charities

Government to set up £1.7m fund for Holocaust education charities

According to The Jewish Chronicle, the fund will be announced during Monday's Budget

Embed technology in services or go to the wall, warns digital expert

Embed technology in services or go to the wall, warns digital expert

Annika Small, head of the Centre for the Acceleration of Social Technology, tells Nesta's FutureFest conference that front-line organisations could go under if not helped to embed digital in their strategies

Corporate partnerships - Lego builds on a creative BookTrust partnership

Corporate partnerships - Lego builds on a creative BookTrust partnership

Following the success of the initiative, the toy manufacturer says it is open to finding new charities to partner with

Young people plan to be biggest Christmas donors

Young people plan to be biggest Christmas donors

A poll for the Charity Commission and the Fundraising Regulator finds that people aged 18 to 24 intend to give £31.29 on average, higher than for any other age group

Google changes rules for AdWord grants scheme

Google changes rules for AdWord grants scheme

The media giant says charities that don't get enough click-throughs could have their accounts closed down

Small Charities Coalition releases first Christmas advert

Small Charities Coalition releases first Christmas advert

The organisation wants to ensure that the work of smaller charities does not go unnoticed over the festive period

Grant-makers 'must use their brains as well as their financial muscle'

Grant-makers 'must use their brains as well as their financial muscle'

A paper from the Lloyds Bank Foundation and the think tank NPC says foundations and trusts should do better in terms of using their influence beyond making grants