Third sector still innovating despite hard times

Despite the recession, charities, social enterprises and voluntary organisations (the third sector) are still innovating, according to a publication now out from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

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Building Britain’s Future With Better Regulation

A new package of measures cutting the costs of new laws that will benefit businesses both immediately and in the longer term, was announced by Business Minister Ian Lucas.

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Putting Parliament back at the heart of public debate


Sir George Young has set out new measures designed to “breathe new life” into the House of Commons by putting it back at the heart of public debate.

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We need a World Bank in practice as well as name

We need a World Bank in practice as well as in name, Douglas Alexander said in Istanbul, ahead of the Bank’s annual meetings.  He added that now is the opportunity for the most fundamental reform of Bank representation since it was created in 1944

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Mandelson Serves Up Fair Deal On Tips And Announces New Minimum Wage Rates


New rules come into force 1st October to ensure that thousands of workers get a fair deal on tips and wages.

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New Rights for Families

Families are set to benefit from new leave rights that will give more choice and flexibility to parents as to how they use maternity and paternity leave

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Minister for the Third Sector announces new investment and support for social investment

The Government’s commitment to social investment was given a boost by the Minister for the Third Sector, Angela Smith

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Consultation on draft Bill to consolidate charity law

The Office of the Third Sector has published a consultation document on a draft Consolidation Bill, which would bring together provisions of the Recreational Charities Act more...

Over 500 voluntary organisations helped through the recession by £15 million Fund

558 frontline charities and voluntary organisations across the country will receive grants worth up to £40,000 to help them provide vital community services during the rec more...

Support for Food Train in Scotland

A grocery shopping service for older and disabled people is to receive Scottish Government funding, Minister Stewart Stevenson, has announced

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