Emily Burt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

Lloyds Bank Foundation launches racial equity fund

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

Charity chairs lacked support during pandemic, Association of Chairs warns

Charity chairs lacked support during pandemic, Association of Chairs warns

Almost two-thirds of chairs increased their working hours during the Covid-19 crisis, but half received no additional support

British Heart Foundation shops report record sales as lockdown eases

British Heart Foundation shops report record sales as lockdown eases

The charity recorded more than £1m in sales as lockdown measures for non-essential retail eased in England

Top Bank of England economist to lead the RSA

Top Bank of England economist to lead the RSA

Andy Haldane takes up the role after three decades at the Bank of England

Emily Burt: What will it take for charities to have their value financially recognised?

Emily Burt: What will it take for charities to have their value financially recognised?

Available to subscribers of The Knowledge: As the one-year anniversary of the first lockdown approaches the sector makes another bid for assistance, but optimism the Spring Budget will address the need is wearing thin

The cover story: Marcus Rashford, lewd graffiti, and no apples

The cover story: Marcus Rashford, lewd graffiti, and no apples

Your behind-the-scenes look at how we created Third Sector’s winter 2020/21 cover, from editor Emily Burt. Exclusive to subscribers to The Knowledge.

Versus Arthritis promises action after inquiry shows lack of staff confidence in tackling racism and bullying

Versus Arthritis promises action after inquiry shows lack of staff confidence in tackling racism and bullying

The charity asked the consultancy Tell Jane to examine 14 allegations of racism and bullying

Kashif Shabir: 'Charity in the Islamic faith is much more than giving money'

Kashif Shabir: 'Charity in the Islamic faith is much more than giving money'

In 2020, Kashif Shabir set Muslim Aid UK on an ambitious transformation journey. The interim chief executive talks to Emily Burt about reimagining the charity’s purpose

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’