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Protest rally planned over Calderstones closure

Burnley Express (Web), Unattributed, 07/12/15

face an uncertain future when Calderstones NHS Trust is taken over by Mersey Care NHS Trust in July, leading to complete closure of Calderstones in three years as recommended by Sir Stephen Bubb in hids report on mental health care.   Some our clients will be transferred to the care of Lancashire County Council, but they’re aready struggling badly with cuts,

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Protest rally planned over Calderstones closure

Longridge and Ribble Valley News and Advertiser (Web), Unattributed, 07/12/15

face an uncertain future when Calderstones NHS Trust is taken over by Mersey Care NHS Trust in July, leading to complete closure of Calderstones in three years as recommended by Sir Stephen Bubb in hids report on mental health care.   Some our clients will be transferred to the care of Lancashire County Council, but they’re aready struggling badly with cuts,

As above

 

Protest rally planned over Calderstones closure

Pendle Today (Web), Unattributed, 07/12/15

face an uncertain future when Calderstones NHS Trust is taken over by Mersey Care NHS Trust in July, leading to complete closure of Calderstones in three years as recommended by Sir Stephen Bubb in hids report on mental health care.   Some our clients will be transferred to the care of Lancashire County Council, but they’re aready struggling badly with cuts,

As above

 

Office for Civil Society `hollowed out? until it is just `a name on a door?

Civil Society (Web), David Ainsworth, 07/12/15

has been left “gutted” and “hollowed out” following the recent spending review, and no longer carries out the functions it was created for, according to the chief executive of Acevo.  Sir Stephen Bubb, leader of the infrastructure body for charity chief executives, said that the OCS now appeared to only have resources dedicated to social impact bonds and the National

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Institute of Directors offers to help train charity trustees

FT.com (Web), Unattributed, 04/12/15

role in financial mismanagement at the charity and claims that he tried to influence BBC coverage of Kids Company’s collapse.    Mr Walker’s call for greater professionalism was echoed by Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, which is the UK’s largest network for charity and social enterprise leaders. “One of the problems with our charity sector is that there

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IoD offers to train charity trustees after scandal

Financial Times, p. 4, Hugo Greenhalgh, 05/12/15

possible role in financial mismanagement at the charity and claims that he tried to influence BBC coverage of Kids Company’s collapse.   Mr Walker’s call for greater professionalism was echoed by Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, which is the UK’s largest network for charity and social enterprise leaders. “One of the problems with our charity sector is that there

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Nurses crucial to success of Transforming Care programme

Learning Disability Practice, p. 10, Unattributed, 01/12/15

following the Winterbourne View scandal, in which the BBC’s Panorama programme exposed abuse of patients at the Bristol residential hospital in 2011, eventually leading to its closure. A report by Sir Stephen Bubb published last year showed that, despite the Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government’s plans to close such institutions, admissions to inpatient care in 2013/14 were outnumbering discharges

 

Editorial: Extra safeguards are needed in the charities bill

ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 03/12/15

those applying it.    The objections and proposed amendments to the provisions of the bill are set out today in a briefing document to MPs by the chief executives’ body Acevo, the Charity Finance Group, the Directory of Social Change,  the international development umbrella body Bond and the specialist charity law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite.    The provisions that are

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Statutory warnings provision of charities bill under fire in the Commons

ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 03/12/15

able to appeal against them and would not get a fixed amount of notice before they were issued.    The National Council for Voluntary Organisations , the charity leaders body Acevo , the training and publishing charity the Directory of Social Change and the Charity Finance Group were among those to express concerns this week about the potential use of

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Proposals in Charities Bill will give Commission ‘carte blanche to pursue agendas’, warns Bubb

Civil Society (Web), Emily Corfe, 02/12/15

The chief executive of Acevo has warned the Charities Bill could give the Charity Commission “carte blanche to pursue agendas they were never meant to adopt”, while other sector bodies have also expressed serious

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Charity Commission says proposed new powers ‘would be used proportionately’

ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 02/12/15

to direct charities to be wound up after investigations.    The new measures in the bill have been met with increasingly strong resistance from the sector. Yesterday, the sector bodies Acevo and the Charity Finance Group , the training and publishing charity the Directory of Social Change and the law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite wrote a joint letter to MPs

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Sector leaders write to MPs urging amendments to charities bill

ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 02/12/15

they are found not to have complied with it after a statutory investigation, and that a warning should expire after an inquiry has taken place.    Commenting on the letter, Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, said: “We have already seen just what power the commission has tried to gather to itself under existing legislation.    “To date it

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