18 Sep 2014
The Department for Communities and Local Government seconded five civil servants to Big Society Network when it was being set up, at a total cost of around £25,000.
Big Society Capital has announced a £10m Charity Bond Support Fund to encourage more charities into the bond market.
Richard Caulfield was suspicious about the independence of Big Society Network way back in 2010.
The Charity Commission has rewritten its operational compliance report on the case of Southwark Muslim Women’s Association after governance experts pointed out that its advice on chief executives’ attendance at trustee board meetings was contrary to good practice.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
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The Fundraising Standards Board has thrown out a complaint that the RSPB’s Abernethy Forest appeal made “false, misleading and exaggerated” claims.
The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into society lotteries that will include looking into relaxing restrictions on the market.