Charity and Voluntary Sector
CO: The Cabinet Office has announced that 10 additional delivery partners have been selected to run National Citizen Service (NCS) in 2012.
FOY: Fuel Our Youth will enable members of the over 60s who do not need the annual fuel allowance to donate this state benefit and boost the younger generation’s prospects.
VSO: The G20 is failing to tackle the jobs crisis facing millions of people in the world’s poorest countries with the same urgency as for people in G20 nations, warned development charity VSO recently. The organisation is concerned at the prospect of ‘jobless growth’ in the developing world unless jobs are placed at the heart of development strategies.