Children in care missing out on legal right to a ‘buddy’

Children in the care system are not getting their legal right to an essential 'buddy' as more than two-thirds of local authorities admit leaving...

Global UK charities now report more safeguarding and political risks

International UK charities are now reporting more risks associated with safeguarding and politics, according to new research by the specialist charities team at haysmacintyre....

£5.75m programme to invest in digital innovations

Nesta and the Department for Education (DfE) have launched the £5.75 million CareerTech Challenge, calling for cutting edge innovations that will equip adults across...

Government announces Bill to improve access to new treatments

Alzheimer's Research UK has responded to an announcement that could see new legislation aimed at providing faster access to medicines. The Medicines and Medical...

Century-old charity rebrands to tackle unacceptable sight loss stats

After nearly 100 years, the Greater London Fund for the Blind (GLFB) has launched a new brand and name change to become the Vision...

City Lit launch Mental Wealth Festival this #WorldMentalHealthDay

It's World Mental Health Day, a global day for mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. Data has shown that, as a nation,...

Hundreds of London charity workers to get mental health support

Hundreds of people working for the capital's charities will receive specialist mental health support after a report revealed they are facing growing pressure. City Bridge...

The Migraine Trust launches stakeholder survey

The Migraine Trust has launched a stakeholder survey. The national charity is running it to learn more about the experience and priorities of anyone...

Gambling Commission links up with Birmingham charity LoveBrum

The Gambling Commission has announced a new partnership with popular Birmingham charity LoveBrum. The Birmingham-based gambling regulator, which employs more than 300 staff at its...

1000 reasons for hope in the current Ebola outbreak

Last week, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced that the 1000th survivor of the current Ebola outbreak...

Nearly 1 in 10 rough sleepers in London are victims of modern slavery

A new report revealed highlights concerns that victims of modern slavery are sleeping rough and facing further exploitation due to lack of appropriate Local...

HELP Appeal charity makes £250,000 donation to BASICS

The County Air Ambulance HELP Appeal charity has presented a cheque for a quarter of a million pounds to the British Association for Immediate...

Knife crime is everybody’s business, says charity

ELBA (The East London Business Alliance) has partnered with The Big Issue to produce an exclusive London edition of the magazine to raise awareness...

Glam Chelsea night helps Childline with £106,000

A family-friendly evening of glitz and glamour raised £106,000 for Childline – a service which is there for children who often have nowhere else...

#UKCharityWeek founder talks Mental Health on World Mental Health Day

The founder of the national charity campaign, #UKCharityWeek, recalls his own experiences of PTSD to speak out in support of those who are currently...
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