Daily News Roundup – 12 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Government to consult NCVO and Electoral Commission before amending lobbying bill

Third Sector

Tom Brake, deputy leader of the House of Commons, says ministers will bring an amendment to the bill after the discussions.

Controversial social work training scheme Frontline opens to applicants this month

Community Care

The Frontline team is about to embark on an extensive recruitment campaign for its two-year course, which is due to begin in July 2014.

Huge variation emerges in CCGs’ efficiency ambition

Health Service Journal

There is a 23-fold variation in the scale of clinical commissioning groups’ efficiency targets, with at least 11 groups planning to make savings of under 1%.

Only a quarter of charities registered for Gift Aid have signed up to the new digital system

Third Sector

The deadline is the end of September but only about 30,000 charities have registered so far, Charity Tax Group seminar hears.

Commissioner warns disabled children’s rights are being eroded

Third Force News

Young disabled people’s rights are being eroded because public spending cuts are creating a worrying decline in services, a conference has been told.

Mental decline found in lung disease patients


Researchers have advised healthcare professionals to keep an eye out for cognitive problems in people wth obstrutive lung disease, pointing to evidence that the two are linked.

Pontfadog oaks to fund charity roots

Nightingale House Hospice

Welsh heritage-lovers can now buy their own 1,200-year-old piece of history, as carvings from the fallen Pontfadog Oak go on sale in aid of Nightingale House Hospice.

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