Emily Burt

After the explosion: How UK-Med supported Beirut's coronavirus response

After the explosion: How UK-Med supported Beirut's coronavirus response

After a colossal explosion devastated the city of Beirut, Manchester-based charity UK-Med deployed a team of medical and humanitarian health experts to offer trauma support – and ended up fighting Covid-19

Former Versus Arthritis trustee ‘disappointed’ over statements made about his resignation

Former Versus Arthritis trustee ‘disappointed’ over statements made about his resignation

Ian Walters tells Third Sector he resigned in protest against the board’s 'failure and unwillingness to exercise its responsibilities' in filing a serious incident report

More than 100 roles at risk across mental health charities Time to Change and Mind

More than 100 roles at risk across mental health charities Time to Change and Mind

Both charities have announced the loss of roles in the past week, as Time to Change’s funding is due to run out in March 2021

Exclusive: Versus Arthritis files serious incident report to Charity Commission over systemic racism and bullying

Exclusive: Versus Arthritis files serious incident report to Charity Commission over systemic racism and bullying

Deputy chief executive Ellen Miller said the charity was committed to ‘stamping out systemic racism’ and would be 'open and transparent' in its process

Comic Relief to stop producing ‘white saviour’ appeal films

Comic Relief to stop producing ‘white saviour’ appeal films

Announcing the move for Red Nose Day 2021, the charity's honorary president Sir Lenny Henry said it is ‘time for young black and brown filmmakers to take charge’

£1.4m fund launched to boost access to services and activities during Covid-19

£1.4m fund launched to boost access to services and activities during Covid-19

Charities can apply for funding to increase access to key services and activities that have been impacted by lockdown or social distancing

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