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Charities Providing Care Report

Charities Providing Care Report

The role that charities play in supporting the physical and mental health needs of individuals is increasingly important, particularly when it comes t ...

Charities Providing Care Report: Report Summary

Charities Providing Care Report: Report Summary

This report has shared a range of insights and ideas on strengthening leadership, safeguarding and governance – both to drive measurable improvements ...

Charities Providing Care Report: Getting Leadership Right

Charities Providing Care Report: Getting Leadership Right

Good leadership starts at the top and nurtures strong leaders at every level of an organisation.

Charities Providing Care Report: The Regulators

Charities Providing Care Report: The Regulators

Charities must be able to demonstrate to regulators that they have strong systems in place to ensure they identify and act on safeguarding issues, and ...

Charities Providing Care Report: Leadership, Safety and Governance

Charities Providing Care Report: Leadership, Safety and Governance

As charities provide more health and social care services, their leadership and governance will come under increasing scrutiny from regulators.

New Financial Thresholds for Procurement Published

New Financial Thresholds for Procurement Published

New procurement thresholds that come into effect on 1 January 2020 have been published by the European Commission.

NHS Charities: An Untapped Resource

NHS Charities: An Untapped Resource

New initiatives are aiming to highlight the potential contributions to patient care that NHS charities can make, if utilised correctly. 

Split Sites: Divide and Conquer?

Split Sites: Divide and Conquer?

In 2016, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was, according to Chief Executive Officer Deborah Lee, facing a number of pressures: “Not only ...

Whole Population Annual Payments: What does this mean for commissioners?

Whole Population Annual Payments: What does this mean for commissioners?

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge to the payment mechanism – the “Whole Population Annual Payment” (“WPAP”) - proposed by NHS England and ...

Charity Commission makes use of new regulatory powers

Charity Commission makes use of new regulatory powers

As charities will be aware, the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 made numerous amendments to the Charities Act 2011 (the “Act”) b ...