Emily Burt

Royal British Legion Industries appoints first female chief executive

Lisa Farmer will be the first woman to lead the military charity in its 100-year history

Third Sector Awards open for entry

The annual awards celebrate the work of charities and the difference they make to society

Adult literacy charity names new chief executive

Carla Priddon joins Read Easy UK after two decades in the charity sector

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The Great Run Company announces three-year fundraising partnership

The platform Enthuse will support the organisation’s portfolio of events, including the Great North Run

£1m fund available to London-based organisations tackling structural inequalities

The Civil Society Roots fund will provide grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 to community organisations

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Dogs, fossils and Wombles… get ready for the legacy boom

The weird and wonderful world of charity legacies is set to explode – and experts predict smaller, local organisations could be the biggest disruptors of the landscape

Volunteering charity TimeBank to close

The charity has struggled to adapt services and maintain necessary funding during the pandemic

Samir Patel: 'We can’t just talk to people on Red Nose Day'

The new chief executive of Comic Relief on diversifying operations and the power of digital

Legacy pledges to health charities almost double in three years

Health and cancer charities have seen a significant increase in legacy bequests since 2019, says the will-writing site Farewill

Emily Burt: Third Sector readers – tell us what you think

After a period of relentless activity it’s time to reflect, and we want to hear your views on how we are doing

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Good Law Project launches legal challenge over ‘ministerial interference’ in Charity Commission appointment

The campaign group is seeking a High Court order to re-run the recruitment process for the new chair of the commission

Poverty charity rebrands to reach more people experiencing financial insecurity

Turn2Us collaborated with service users to align its brand identity and strategy

Small charities and the post-Covid challenge

Grim warnings over the fate of small charities were issued at the beginning of the pandemic, but many thrived during the crisis. What challenges are they now facing?

Five trustees resign from 'toxic' board of The Vegan Society

The resignations include the charity's chair and vice-chair who described the organisation as a 'hostile' place to work

Kids Company disqualification proceedings cost at least £8m in legal fees

The Insolvency Service previously declined to answer a Third Sector Freedom of Information request into the total legal costs of the Kids Company trial

Debra Allcock Tyler: 'Leadership is a discipline'

What has 20 years leading the Directory of Social Change taught Debra Allcock Tyler about management, culture and charity? There is certainly no shortage of anecdotes

Lloyds Bank Foundation launches racial equity fund

BAME-led charities can apply for two year unrestricted grants of £50,000 from Tuesday 20 April