ACEVO in the News

Published: Tuesday 12 January 2016 - 09:45

ACEVO's media presence over the last week

Sector bodies urge caution over extension of Freedom of Information Act to charities
Civil Society (Web), 11/01/2016, Emily Corfe
the Freedom of Information Act to charities. In December the Cabinet Office minister, Matthew Hancock, told the Telegraph that he was in favour extending FoI to charities. But yesterday, , Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, warned the measure was “a blunderbuss” that would “do nothing for transparency” and “ultimately harm good causes”. “Charities are already regulated by the

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Stephen Bubb: Charities should not be subject to Freedom of Information requests

Telegraph (Web), Unattributed, 10/01/16

to which the burden of red tape weighs heavily on voluntary bodies.   This proposed measure is a blunderbuss that would do nothing for transparency but ultimately harm good causes.    Sir Stephen Bubb is chief executive of Acevo, the charity leaders’ network [sourcelink]

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A waste of charities' limited resources

The Daily Telegraph, p. 16, Stephen Bubb, 11/01/16

to which the burden of red tape weighs heavily on voluntary bodies.   This proposed measure is a blunderbuss that would do nothing for transparency but ultimately harm good causes.   Sir Stephen Bubb is chief executive of Acevo, the charity leaders' network COMMENT on Stephen Bubb's view at telegraph.co.uk/comment

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Acevo and the NCVO invite chief executives to discuss media initiative

ThirdSector (Web), Susannah Birkwood 1 Comment, 08/01/16

Voluntary Organisations have invited about 60 charity chief executives to an event where they will discuss their joint initiative to promote the sector to the public and journalists.    Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, told Third Sector that the meeting, which will be held on 11 February, is being convened to hear opinions on how the umbrella

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...on making an impact

ThirdSector (Web), Unattributed, 08/01/16

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Should old acquaintance be forgot

Charity Times, p. 3, Unattributed, 02/12/15

But, founded or otherwise, the criticism needs to be met positively and constructively by charities because the ostrich approach will not work. The various projects being undertaken by CharityComms, NCVO, Acevo and others on the public face of charity are welcome and I do hope they bear fruit. But these are all matters to take up in the New Year.

 

The key issues ahead of the third sector in the year ahead, and how they can be tackled

Charity Times, p. 26, David Adams, 02/12/15

working together in 2016 will be an attempt to improve the reputation of the sector as a whole. "We should start telling our story more effectively," says Acevo chief executive Sir Stephen Bubb. "Individual charities are often brilliant at telling their own stories, but there's never been that overall media campaign for charity as a whole." Meanwhile, CharityComms and NCVO

 

In this issue Contents

Charity Times, p. 4, Unattributed, 02/12/15

December/January 2015/16 Regulars 06 News in brief 08 Appointments 11 Diary Columns 14 Policy by Rob Wilson Politics by Anna Turley Leadership by Sir Stephen Bubb Property by Antonia Swinson Financial management by Nicky Wilkins for BluQube Interviews 18 Gillian Guy Matt Ritchie spoke to the chief executive of award-winning national charity Citizens

 

Services SIR STEPHEN BUBB ON THE SECTOR'S ROLE IN SOCIETY

Charity Times, p. 16, Unattributed, 02/12/15

Charities are fundamental to building a more cohesive society. Indeed, I said just this in a letter to David Cameron in the run up to the recent Spending Review. The Government needs to lend its support to the third sector, its capacity and infrastructure. Instead we have sniping from the side lines - unpleasant and unnecessary attacks on charities at

 

Charity obligations

The Times, p. 30, Unattributed, 08/01/16

 Extending the act is a blunderbuss approach which would divert resources from the front line, an effect quite contrary to the government's expressed insistence that this is a priority.   sir stephen bubb Chief executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations

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Charity obligations

The Times (Ireland), p. 20, Unattributed, 08/01/16

 Extending the act is a blunderbuss approach which would divert resources from the front line, an effect quite contrary to the government's expressed insistence that this is a priority.   sir stephen bubb Chief executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations

 

Charity obligations

The Times (Scotland), p. 32, Unattributed, 08/01/16

 Extending the act is a blunderbuss approach which would divert resources from the front line, an effect quite contrary to the government's expressed insistence that this is a priority.   sir stephen bubb Chief executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations

 

The Charity Sector needs to fight back

GVS (Web), Unattributed, 07/01/16

they went wrong and learn from their mistakes, but, together they need to shout about the good they do. Umbrella bodies, like the National Council for Voluntary Organisations and   Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations , have tried but they only represent parts of the sector. Also, big charities are able respond individually to claims made against them.

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My New Year resolution is to help the charity sector fight back

The Guardian.com (Web), Cara Evans, 06/01/16

where they went wrong and learn from their mistakes, but, together they need to shout about the good they do. Umbrella bodies, like the National Council for Voluntary Organisations and Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, have tried but they only represent parts of the sector. Also, big charities are able respond individually to claims made against them. These

 

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Charity obligations

The Times (Ireland), p. 20, Unattributed, 08/01/16

 Extending the act is a blunderbuss approach which would divert resources from the front line, an effect quite contrary to the government's expressed insistence that this is a priority.   sir stephen bubb Chief executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations

 

Charity obligations

The Times (Scotland), p. 32, Unattributed, 08/01/16

 Extending the act is a blunderbuss approach which would divert resources from the front line, an effect quite contrary to the government's expressed insistence that this is a priority.   sir stephen bubb Chief executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations

 

The Charity Sector needs to fight back

GVS (Web), Unattributed, 07/01/16

they went wrong and learn from their mistakes, but, together they need to shout about the good they do. Umbrella bodies, like the National Council for Voluntary Organisations and   Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations , have tried but they only represent parts of the sector. Also, big charities are able respond individually to claims made against them.

bit.ly/1mHrQ46