Charity shops have had a tougher year than any in the previous decade. David Ainsworth tracks the key trends.
Today Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, has published his review of fundraising regulation. We summarise the principal recommendations.
Kids Company closed in August, following a turbulent year including child sex abuse allegations, accusations of financial mismanagement and the forced resignation of its chief executive.
The fundraising sector has responded to the controversy over Olive Cooke by tightening its standards, says Celina Ribeiro. But it would be more useful to talk about how to enforce existing rules and stop bad practice.
Save the Children this week published the names of children and babies who had so far been killed in the conflict in Gaza as part of a powerful campaign.
The chair of the Trussell Trust talks about why government threatened to shut his charity down, and how sector independence is under threat.
The sector ought to give Paula Sussex a chance, says Leon Ward.