12 Feb 2015
Former Charity Commission chief executive Andrew Hind has declared that the Cup Trust debacle that damaged the regulator’s reputation as a competent organisation was wholly down to the “bad judgement and inadequate leadership” from its senior executive team and board.
The Centre for Policy Studies has accused charities of a lack of transparency and inconsistency in their annual accounts, and claimed that up to £3.4bn is being “concealed” by the top 50 charities.
Acevo has set up a task force of health and social care charities to come up with a plan for the sector to provide more support to overrun NHS accident and emergency departments.
Public perception of what charities do can be very different to the truth and an "intelligent engagement with the public" is needed to address this, the chief executive of the NCVO said yesterday.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
Royal Voluntary Service, the former WRVS, posted an operating deficit of £6.7m last year, which was £3.6m worse than the charity had planned for.
The Charity Retail Association will produce a social value toolkit to help its members demonstrate the wider impact of charity shops.
Groundwork UK’s income fell by 45 per cent as the charity spent almost £100,000 on redundancy payments, reveals its recently published annual accounts.
The chief executive of the Charity Finance Group, Caron Bradshaw, said yesterday that her charity took on "too much, too quickly" when undertaking a change programme, and it would perhaps do things differently if it were to do it again.