The chief executives body Acevo has set up a commission on sector regulation that will assess whether the Charity Commission is fit for purpose.
An independent review of the Charity Commission’s governance structure, aimed at addressing perceptions of political bias in the regulator’s work, has been announced today by NCVO.
The Charity Commission has said it will not ask charities for their campaigning spend in their annual returns for 2015, but sector infrastructure bodies have criticised a suggestion it may ask for this information in future years.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
NCVO increased its income by 7 per cent to £9.59m in the year to March 2014, according to its annual report and accounts, published today.
Charities are not taking steps to improve their transparency, with information about admin costs, trustee expenses and chief executive salaries “in a pdf and difficult to find”, new research by nfpSynergy has found.
Lord Hodgson and NCVO will host a roundtable next month to start discussions over charities paying towards the running of the Charity Commission, Paula Sussex told the Charity Finance Summit.
In the second of a series of articles on the future of the voluntary
sector, Dan Corry examines the role charities play in delivering public services.