Emily Burt

St John Ambulance to close more than 100 buildings with immediate effect

St John Ambulance to close more than 100 buildings with immediate effect

The first aid charity must reduce its estate to protect its future, chief executive Martin Houghton-Brown said

London Marathon to take place as elites-only race in October

London Marathon to take place as elites-only race in October

Reimagined format likely to result in "significant drop" in funds raised for charity, sector chief executive warns

Charity shops more important to society in the wake of Covid-19, survey finds

Charity shops more important to society in the wake of Covid-19, survey finds

A survey of more than 2,000 consumers found almost half said the shops would provide jobs and volunteering opportunities

NCVO creates equity, diversity and inclusion subcommittee to its board

NCVO creates equity, diversity and inclusion subcommittee to its board

The group will ‘challenge and support’ board and senior leadership team, as part of the umbrella body’s wider commitment to its EDI action plan

More than 6,000 people sign open letter criticising Southbank Centre cuts

More than 6,000 people sign open letter criticising Southbank Centre cuts

Southbank Centre employees and allies have warned the restructure will cause “irrevocable damage” to the future of the arts charity

Girlguiding opens redundancy consultations as charity faces £4m deficit

Girlguiding opens redundancy consultations as charity faces £4m deficit

Chief executive Angela Salt said the charity was taking action to secure its future sustainability

"A lot of talk but not much action": Are charities finally ready to tackle institutional racism?

"A lot of talk but not much action": Are charities finally ready to tackle institutional racism?

Against a global groundswell of support for Black Lives Matter, is the third sector finally ready to move from passive conversations about diversity, to being actively anti-racist?

Abandon use of ‘Empire’ in the British honours system, charity leaders urge government

Abandon use of ‘Empire’ in the British honours system, charity leaders urge government

In an open letter to The Times, civil society and public sector leaders requested that honours be conferred in the name of British Excellence

African Initiatives announces plans to close

African Initiatives announces plans to close

Changes to the funding environment and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic had “seriously reduced the income needed to continue”, the international development charity said

Exclusive: One in four staff facing redundancy at Comic Relief

Exclusive: One in four staff facing redundancy at Comic Relief

Fundraising charity must save more than £5m in running costs to cope with Covid-19 fallout, interim chief executive Ruth Davison says

Exclusive: Three resign from National Emergencies Trust equity working group

Exclusive: Three resign from National Emergencies Trust equity working group

They express concerns that their presence was simply to 'validate decisions that had already been made'

Charity Commission appoints deputy chief constable to chief operating officer role

Charity Commission appoints deputy chief constable to chief operating officer role

Nick Baker will join the regulator from from Staffordshire Police Force

Charities offered £100k grants from Barclays

Charities offered £100k grants from Barclays

The 100x100 Covid-19 Community Relief Programme will make 100 donations of £100k to registered UK charities

Nine out of 10 BAME micro and small charities could close within months, report warns

Nine out of 10 BAME micro and small charities could close within months, report warns

Report from the Ubele Initiative says small BAME charities will not survive if Covid-19 crisis extends into June

Volunteering interest declines but donating intention doubles among British people in April, survey finds

Volunteering interest declines but donating intention doubles among British people in April, survey finds

A poll of 10,000 British people conducted by YouGov found fewer people were leaving their homes to volunteer, but interest in donating to good causes spiked

The 2.6 Challenge aims to raise millions for charities this weekend

The 2.6 Challenge aims to raise millions for charities this weekend

Individual fundraisers, charities and celebrity ambassadors will come together this weekend in a fundraising effort for the voluntary and not-for-profit sector

Small charities 'struggling to support service users in the absence of face-to-face services'

Small charities 'struggling to support service users in the absence of face-to-face services'

Research by CharityComms and the Media Trust finds that six in 10 respondents are struggling with resources

Duke and Duchess of Sussex announce plans for new charitable foundation

Duke and Duchess of Sussex announce plans for new charitable foundation

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle plan to launch Archewell charity 'when the time is right'