Daily News Roundup – 26 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Sir Stuart Etherington calls for sector involvement to finalise the lobbying bill

Third Sector

The NCVO chief asks Andrew Lansley, the leader of the House of Commons, to arrange a round-table meeting with sector representatives.

Labour Party conference: Andy Burnham warns of American-style NHS under Coalition

The Independent

The Government is taking the first steps to privatise the NHS and turn it into an American-style health service, Andy Burnham has claimed.

Competition rules hold back quality, says Nicholson

Heath Service Journal

NHS England’s chief executive has said the government may need to change the law because competition rules are standing in the way of improvements to NHS services.

MSPs recognise the need to be open about death

Good Life. Good death. Good Grief

Seven MSPs voiced their support for more openness about death, dying and bereavement during a recent debate in the Scottish Parliament.

GlobalGiving UK boss wants more investment in women CEOs

Civil Society

Chief executive of GlobalGiving UK Eleanor Harrison has called for more investment in women CEOs, with a particular focus on leaders of smaller charities.

Charity shops are fastest-growing on high street

Civil Society

New research reveals that the type of business with the highest net increase on the nation’s high streets is the charity shop.

Charities ‘should tell companies clearly what they want’

Third Sector

Nick Connolly of the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint tells a YouthNet panel that corporate partnerships are now a major income stream.

The dying shame of a lonely funeral

Southend Standard

The burial of those who have no family or who cannot afford to finance their own send offs often falls to local authorities and hospitals.

Romford hospice wins grant to preserve rose collection

Romford Recorder

A collection of roses at a Romford hospice will now be preserved, thanks to a heritage grant.

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