11 Feb 2016
Sir Stuart Etherington has restated his criticism of trustees and chief executives for their role in this summer’s fundraising scandals, calling for renewed efforts to improve governance.
Sir Stephen Bubb has said he will write to the Co-operative Bank after it emerged that the bank will close several charities' accounts after reviewing its "risk appetite".
John Bines, chief executive of international aid charity EveryChild, has said that organisations like his should be judged by their effectiveness rather than their annual income.
Groundwork UK has seen its income fall by £6.5m in the year to March 2015 - and by more than £54m since the start of the decade - according to its latest accounts.
The Charity Commission will see its budget frozen until 2020, according to figures published in today's spending review, in a move its chair suggested could increase pressure on charities to fund the regulator.
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The Office for Civil Society will be forced to cut staff levels but will have responsibility for distributing £80m of new funding for social impact bonds, according to today's spending review.
The government will expand the National Citizen Service, its flagship youth volunteering scheme, to serve 300,000 participants a year in 2020, at an estimated cost of £1.1bn over the course of the Parliament.
George Osborne has announced a £15m fund for women’s charities and outlined further awards from Libor fines to various military charities in his Spending Review and Autumn Statement.
Around 1,200 UK charities are expected to be affected by a new apprenticeship levy, collectively costing about £70m, according to early estimates from NCVO.