10 Mar 2014
The former counter-fraud head at Oxfam UK has today pleaded guilty to defrauding the charity of nearly £65,000.
The non-profit graduate job scheme Charityworks has been awarded £95,000 from the Cabinet Office to scale up its recruitment programme across the country.
The Office for Civil Society has won backing from the Treasury for a new fund, hoped to be worth around £40m, to help voluntary organisations which are in danger of closure.
Pension contributions have more than doubled to around a third of pensionable salaries for some charities with employees in the local authority pension scheme for London.
Eight people have been arrested by Kent Police in relation to a fraud investigation involving donations intended for aid in Syria.
The Charity Commission may be under-resourced and timid as a result of past failures, but the answer is not a bad decision based on the false premise that tax status is all that is important to charitable status.
CSV has today announced that 110 jobs are at risk and that it plans to sell three buildings worth around £2m.
The charity sector is putting too much emphasis on campaigning and not enough on service delivery, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling told an audience of charity leaders last night.
A report from a committee of MPs into the future of the retail sector has urged government to tighten up the definition of a charity shop, in response to complaints from other types of shops about charities’ business rates relief.
A £15m fund to support young homeless people, where bidders will be assessed on the level of social investment they attract, has been jointly launched by two government departments.
25 Mar 2014