7 Jul 2015
The Charity Commission and the Conservative government have “sullied the UK’s reputation for exemplary regulation of civil society” by limiting charities’ right to campaign, a former Commission board member has said.
Commission saw a 60 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of
statutory inquiries it opened, according to its annual report and
accounts for the year to March 2015, published yesterday.
Many charities struggle to get started with measuring their success. Sue Holloway from Pro Bono Economics looks at the best ways to begin.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution has reported a £6.3m increase in fundraising income over the last financial year – from £51.7m in the year ending 31 December 2013 to £58m in 2014, according to the latest set of accounts.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
The Charity Commission will consult on charging charities to pay for regulation, it said in a strategic plan published yesterday.
The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected a complaint that Plan UK’s “anti-child marriage” TV advert misled audiences and has said it will take no further action.
The Charity Commission has asked charities to report whether they have tested their financial controls in their annual returns. Sudhir Singh examines the pros and cons of this requirement.
Breast Cancer Now has reduced staff numbers by a quarter since the merger, through a mix of redundancy and "natural turnover", in a bid not to duplicate job roles.
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