The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales has relaunched its online charity community. The facility, which is open to all, provides an opportunity to ask questions about accounting matters, find training and contact others in the community. Not-for-profit organisations can now also advertise voluntary posts on the organisation's jobs website.
Graham Bennett has been appointed as the new chair of Unity Trust Bank. Bennett, who was the chief executive of Southern Co-operatives for 25 years and served as chairman of the Co-operative Bank until June last year, succeeds Lord Fyfe of Fairfield, who stepped down at the bank's annual general meeting earlier this year.
Basepoint, a subsidiary of grant-maker the ACT Foundation, is offering free office space to charities and social enterprises for 12 months. The package, which is offered on a first-come, first-served basis, is for offices of up to 250 square feet per organisation. No deposit is required.