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Uncertainty reigns as UK disability minister is nowhere to be seen

Luke Michael, Friday, 29th March 2019 -  Charities are furious at the UK government’s delay in appointing a new disability minister, with the role left vacant for more than two weeks amid the Brexit chaos.   Sarah Newton

Claims UK religious charities are fracturing society prompts Australian discussion

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 18th March 2019 -  A UK report calling into question religious charities that promote beliefs that don’t align with British values and opinion, has sparked discussion among Australian charity experts

UK Military Set to Donate Unused Ration Packs to Charities

Luke Michael, Friday, 25th January 2019 -  The UK military will donate thousands of unused ration packs to charities as part of a plan to reduce food waste and help community groups save on food bills. The Ministry of Defence

Review Finds Sexual Misconduct Failures Within Oxfam

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st January 2019 -  Oxfam International is beset by systemic problems that have allowed sexual misconduct to sometimes go unaddressed, an independent interim review has found. The UK report said Oxfam

Social Care Cuts Leaving Older People in England Without Support

Luke Michael, Friday, 11th January 2019 -  Unfair social care assessments are leaving vulnerable older people in England without appropriate support to live a dignified life, a Human Rights Watch report says.   The not for

New Grant Reporting Approach Trialled in the UK

Luke Michael, Monday, 10th December 2018 -  A group of funders and funded organisations in the UK are trialling a new approach to grant reporting to fix what grantmakers say is a “broken system”.                 

UK Education Charity Forced Into Closure

Luke Michael, Monday, 12th November 2018 -  A UK education charity has been forced to close its doors after failing to recover from a substantial government funding cut. Think Global – which promotes development education

UK Government Launches Civil Society Strategy

Luke Michael, Monday, 13th August 2018 -  The UK government has launched its first Civil Society Strategy in 15 years, promising to put communities and charities “at the heart of decision-making”. UK Minister for Sport and

UK to Offer People with Hidden Disabilities “Blue Badge” Parking Permits

Luke Michael, Monday, 6th August 2018 -  People with hidden disabilities in the UK will soon be able to access “blue badge” parking permits, enabling them to park closer to their destination. The UK Department for Transport

World Leaders and NGOs Commit to Tackle Disability Discrimination

Luke Michael, Friday, 27th July 2018 -  World leaders and NGOs have made 170 “ambitious commitments” to address stigma and discrimination against people with disabilities at a Global Disability Summit in London.   More

Australia Lags Behind UK in Disability Access, Expert Says

Luke Michael, Monday, 23rd July 2018 -  Australia can do better for people with disability as poor access to housing, education and transport prevents them from flourishing, says a visiting UK disability expert. Professor

Report Shines Light on The ‘Chilling Reality’ of UK Lobbying Act

Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th June 2018 -  The UK Lobbying Act has concretely affected charities and voluntary organisations, and has seen people’s voices go missing from the political debate, a new report has shown. The
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