11 Feb 2016
The Times today accused Friends of the Earth of “altering documents” and “deceiving” the Charity Commission, but the regulator said its guidance had not been contravened, and the charity described the story as "nonsense".
A total of 4,753 charities are currently late filing their accounts or annual returns with the charity Commission, according to figures published on the Register of Charities.
The Conservative chair of the Commons Health Select Committee has warned the government that its plans for anti-advocacy clauses in charitable grants could have “serious consequences” for public health.
The Charity Commission has announced that people can watch its next public meeting online via a live video stream.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
The Cabinet Office has announced a new clause in government grant agreements which will ban charities from using grant money to lobby government and Parliament.
The government's new clause preventing charities lobbying is based on dubious logic and unreliable research, says David Ainsworth.
Comic Relief, Shine, the British Council and more announce their latest appointments.
On Saturday the Cabinet Office announced a new clause in its grant contracts which will see charities prevented from lobbying government with grant money. The sector, as well as several MPs, took to Twitter to give their opinions on the new clause.
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