Third sector

Strengthen whistleblowing regulations for the third sector, urges charity

Staff should raise concerns without fear of repercussions, says Protect.

RSPCA prepares to make one fifth of staff redundant

19 Jun 2020

Animal welfare charity the RSPCA is to make almost one fifth of its employees redundant, due in part to the...

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Chancellor announces £750m fund for front-line charities

9 Apr 2020

The government will allocate £750m to support charities working on the front line of the coronavirus crisis, chancellor of the...

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Aid agencies urged to join staff misconduct data sharing scheme

25 Feb 2020

More UK aid agencies are being encouraged to join a data-sharing scheme which helps stop perpetrators of sexual abuse from...

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Charity boss who doctored minutes to inflate pay sent to prison

7 Feb 2020

The former chief executive of an animal charity has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he forged the...

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Movers and shakers: Protect, NHS, The Collective and Marshall Motors

10 Dec 2019

Personnel Today’s first far-from-exhaustive listing of appointments in the HR world includes a new NHS post to promote flexible working...

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Citizens Advice training document ‘propagated racial stereotypes’

16 Aug 2019

Citizens Advice in England and Wales has produced a staff training document accused of spreading racist stereotypes.
The document, which...

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Church of England asset management report reveals huge pay gap

28 May 2019

Church Commissioners, the organisation that manages the assets of the Church of England, has a huge pay gap between its...

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Charity workers’ mental health at risk

20 May 2019

Four out of five workers in the charity sector have suffered workplace stress in the past 12 months, and 42% felt their job was damaging their mental health.

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Charity calls for cardiac rehabilitation overhaul to increase uptake

29 Nov 2018

Only half of patients eligible for cardiac rehabilitation are taking it up, with a charity urging the NHS to change...

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Charity scandal: can employers inform others about misconduct?

23 Feb 2018

Amid the misconduct scandal surrounding the charity sector, Oxfam and other charities suggest that better systems to inform other prospective...

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Oxfam sex scandal spreads to UK charity shops

13 Feb 2018

The sex scandal engulfing Oxfam’s operations overseas has now extended to its charity shops in the UK, after its former...

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Workforce engagement: lessons from the third sector

9 Dec 2011

Any organisation that increases output 20-fold with only a three-fold increase in staff must come from the private sector, right?...

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Third sector HR benchmarking study launched

3 Mar 2011

Charities and not-for-profit organisations are being encouraged to participate in a leading benchmarking study that will compare human resources practices...

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Third sector appeals for charity to begin at home with HR help

16 Jun 2008

Large HR teams in the not-for-profit sector should offer their expertise free of charge to smaller organisations struggling to cope...

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