News on the topic of Charity and voluntary sector

Charities Minister calls on financiers to support social investment

A new investment market that measures returns in social as well as financial value could close the gap between business and charity once and for all, the Minister for Civil Society, Nick Hurd told delegates at the JP Morgan annual charities seminar today.

Tue, 09/11/2010

BIG Fund to deliver new £100million government support for charities

A new £100million fund to help the charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises that are most vulnerable to public spending cuts will be opened at the end of this month and will be managed by BIG Fund, Nick Hurd Minister for Civil Society announced today.

Fri, 05/11/2010

Best practice for councils managing spending cuts with civil society

Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd, today published examples of how local authorities can work well with charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises to minimise the impact of any spending cuts.

Wed, 03/11/2010

Hertfordshire Big Society in action

Minister for Civil Society Nick Hurd, has visited voluntary and community groups in Hertfordshire to see their work first hand and discuss the Government’s vision for a Big Society.

Mon, 18/10/2010

Big Society strategy for charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises

A strategy to support charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises was unveiled by Nick Hurd, Minister for Civil Society.

Thu, 14/10/2010

Voluntary sector asked for their ideas on 'more for less'

Francis Maude and Nick Hurd have written to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors asking them to contribute their ideas to help reduce the deficit.

Tue, 21/09/2010

Next phase of charities and social enterprises survey

The second wave of the National Survey of Charities and Social Enterprises has been launched giving charities, social enterprises and voluntary and community groups an opportunity to have their voices heard.

Fri, 10/09/2010

PM launches National Citizen Service pilots

Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to provide National Citizen Service pilots for 16-year-olds next summer.

Tue, 07/09/2010

UK "leads the way" in donations to Pakistan – Deputy PM

The UK public has led the way with its generous donations following the Pakistan floods, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said.

Wed, 25/08/2010

Francis Maude launches Pathfinder mutuals

Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude, has announced the launch of the first wave of Pathfinder mutuals to be run by entrepreneurial public sector staff who want to take control of the services they run.

Thu, 12/08/2010

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