7 Oct 2014
The chair of the new press regulator has said that the Sunday Mirror story which forced Brooks Newmark to quit as minister for civil society, was so serious that it would have been investigated even without the complaint made by MP Mark Pritchard.
A new membership group was launched today to support the growth of health and social care charities and reduce their costs.
A new scheme matching up IT professionals from the private sector to provide free advice on security and data protection to charities has been announced.
The Institute of Fundraising is calling for the annual income cap on society lotteries to be increased from £10m to £100m in response to an inquiry by the Culture Media and Sport Committee.
Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.
The sector lost a great advocate and friend when Stephen Lloyd was tragically killed in a holiday boating accident in August. In this last article he was to write, he argues for a return to the Charity Commission’s pre-2006 constitutional structure.
Writing for Charity Finance magazine, which went to press before Brooks Newmark resigned as minister for civil society, Andrew Hind considers the fallout from Newmark's comment that charities "should stick to their knitting".
Crime Reduction Initiatives (CRI) has reported income last year of £116.8m, its highest-ever revenue and more than double the figure of five years ago.
Helen Stephenson is leaving her post as director of the Office for Civil Society and being replaced by Mark Fisher, currently social justice director at the Department for Work and Pensions.
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