ACEVO in the News

Recovering from the media storm
ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 11/07/16

to the work of sector umbrella bodies since last summer, when theDaily Mail ran three critical front pages about charity fundraising practices in one week.In October, the charity leaders body Acevo and the NCVO launched a joint initiative to secure better treatment for charities in the media. Under the scheme, the press and executive teams of the two bodies work


Charity umbrella bodies questioned by Committee
United Kingdom Parliament (Web), Unattributed, 08/07/16

The Select Committee on Charities hears from charity umbrella bodies, including the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) and Small Charities Coalition. Parliament TV: Select Committee on CharitiesSelect Committee on CharitiesWitnessesTuesday 12 July in Committee Room 4A, Palace of WestminsterAt


We Can All Make a Difference
Huffington Post UK (Blog), Unattributed, 05/07/16

woman and chief executive of a charity working with young, disadvantaged women, I was also naturally interested in the gender balance, which was relatively OK- this despite an ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations) statistic which shows that only 25% of CEO’s are women and less than 5% are from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups.)I


Peter Cardy: Was it good for Bubb to stay so long?
ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 07/07/16

Plus: Trustees taking over, a vivisection dilemma and reading the riot act to a chief executive Peter CardyQ. So Sir Stephen Bubb is finally moving on after more than 15 years in the saddle at the chief executives body Acevo. Is it a good thing for a chief officer


Sir Stephen Bubb

Care Management Matters, p. 9, Unattributed, 02/07/16

Sir Stephen Bubb has announced he will be stepping down as Chief Executive of Acevo (Association of Chief


Society Diary: Another King, another carpark
Civil Society (Web), Unattributed, 01/07/16

sector’s main source for Wikipedia-garnered history lessons, and terrible jokes…Poll’d outDiary had been planning to give readers the opportunity to vote on contenders for the vacant chief executive position at Acevo. Suggested names had included Camila Batmanghelidjh, Gina Miller and Alex Swallow, former chief executive of the Small Charities Coalition, who regular readers will remember gallantly fell on his sword


Charity Finance, p. 5, Unattributed, 01/07/16

3 Leader 6 News round-up 8 Charity Awards 2016 12 Technical briefing 15 Fundraising regulator analysis INTERVIEW 16 The CEOs’ CEO departs Sir Stephen Bubb speaks to David Ainsworth ahead of his departure from Acevo. COVER THEME: THE ROLE OF AUDIT 18 Effective oversight Kids Company led to considerable debate about charity



REGULATION Charity Commission board is ‘gravely compromised’, says Acevo
Charity Finance, p. 6, Unattributed, 01/07/16

infrastructure body for charity chief executives, has said that the Charity Commission board has “never been less representative of the sector” and that the regulator’s governance has been “gravely compromised”. Asheem Singh, interim chief executive of Acevo, criticised the reappointment of Gwythian Prins as “a huge blow to the integrity of the Commission”, and said Commission staff would be “mortified”


The CEOs’ CEO departs
Charity Finance, p. 16, David Ainsworth, 01/07/16

SIR STEPHEN BUBB has led Acevo, the infrastructure body for charity chief executives, since the turn of the century. But next month he will step away from the role –


Score settling
Charity Finance, p. 66, Unattributed, 01/07/16

initiatives 1J Bubb, Sir Stephen, is something else that has been around for most of my 20 years, and while I do just about remember when he wasn’t head of Acevo (or Acenvo as it was then), it will be odd now he has retired as its chief executive. Apparently a philanthropist (whom unconfirmed reports name as Etherington, S) has


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