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Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed civil society minister Tracey Crouch as the first minister of loneliness.

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BBC Children in Need has appointed Rosie Millard OBE as the charity’s new chair.

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RSPB closes DB scheme after deficit reaches £90m

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Lack of new mergers show sector can’t ‘grasp the nettle’, report finds

The number of new mergers among the charity sector has remained relatively rare, while the mergers that have taken place are not ‘strategic or timely’, a new report has revealed.

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Social media can boost brand awareness, act as a tool for fundraising and increase donations, but one size doesn’t fit all.

Volunteering for a healthy mind and body

A review of the research into the positive benefits of volunteering on those who take part

Staying safe from the new cyber menace

The ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attack this May brought cybercrime into the limelight, affecting thousands of organisations. As a result of the attack, the Charity Commission said the third sector had to do more to protect itself. What more can charities do?

Focus: Alternatives and property

Real assets can provide a sustainable and growing income

Getting real

Alternatives are becoming more mainstream as investors increasingly seek the stable, long-term returns of real assets like infrastructure and commercial property

A question of data

The incoming General Data Protection Regulation will change how data can be used, but few are prepared

Turning things around

Dr Beverley Jacobson has driven an impressive recovery at learning disability charity Kisharon

Interview: A place of safety

How Refuge is continuing to support more women despite deep funding cuts

Under the microscope

Charities are under increasing scrutiny, as the body overseeing fundraising marks a year in operation. Charity Times looks at how the various bodies are interacting with the sector

How to procure the IT you need

How confusing is it for the third sector to choose the right strategy when buying and deploying technology? Charity Times considers the options available to organisations

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