Voluntary Sector: The Week in Charities

National Deaf Children's Society director of fundraising and comms Mike Wade has been appointed chair of the charity's Policy Advisory Board. He has also been made a trustee at the Institute of Fundraising.

The Charity Commission has developed new video tutorials to help charities file annual returns and update their details online. From 2011, all charities are being asked to submit the required information via the Charity Commission's website.

Help the Hospices has launched a partnership with The Football League and will work with AFC Bournemouth to raise awareness of hospice care.

M&C Saatchi Sports & Entertainment is handling PR for NatWest Cricket Club's latest campaign, which features former England captain Michael Vaughan posing incognito as a 'Secret Cricketer' in a local club game. The aim is to generate £20m worth of support for grassroots cricket via fundraising, volunteering and contributions from local firms and communities.

Gordon Tempest-Hay, CEO of Blue Rubicon, has been appointed chairman of children's charity Rainbow Trust. He takes over from The Hon Richard Stanley, who was chairman for eight years.

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