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DSC policy update - week commencing 16 November 2020

DSC Researcher, Lauren Shaw, rounds up the policy news from around the sector. I suppose the biggest news story of the week is… there is light at the end of the tunnel! Tests have shown that the Pfizer/BionNTech coronavirus vaccine is over 90% effective. The UK Government has already secured enough supplies of the vaccine to treat 20 million…
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DSC policy update - week commencing 9 November 2020

DSC Researcher, Rebecca Eddington, rounds up the policy news from around the sector. You may have missed some of the charity news last week with the US Presidential Election taking centre stage. Don’t worry, the important bits are summarised here: Civil society leaders ask for transparency in the appointment of the next Charity Commission Chair…
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It’s time to rethink trusteeship

It’s time for a Board Revolution, explains Penny Wilson, CEO of Getting on Board. As CEO of Getting on Board, a charity dedicated to changing the face of trusteeship, I know that the world of trusteeship is changing. Being a charity trustee (a volunteer who helps to lead a charity and decide how it is run) used to…
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DSC policy update - week commencing 26 October 2020

DSC Researcher, Rebecca Eddington, rounds up the policy news from around the sector. This week has been heartbreaking for many families across the UK as we begin to come to terms with the news surrounding free school meals for children. However, the upset and anguish felt by many has brought together communities, with local business,…
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Another round of disinformation from the Charity Commission leadership

By Jay Kennedy, Director of Policy and Research, DSC Sitting through the Charity Commission’s AGM, I veered between despair, fury, resignation, uncontrollable laughter, and feeling like it was just an hour of my life I will never get back. Which bit was the worst? Was it the cringeworthy vox pop video at the beginning, which…
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