12 Feb 2015
The government has today announced the names of 23 water rescue and Royal Navy charities which will received £8m of funding announced in the last Budget.
Volunteering England is considering cutting more than half of its staff numbers as it faces a potential 60 per cent cut in strategic partner funding.
The Charity Commission has already granted more requests from charities to pay their trustees in the first seven months of this financial year, as it did in either of the last two entire years.
The charity caring for Arundells - the home of former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath - is drawing up plans to sell the house and its contents against the wishes of campaigners.
I hope this is an example that other medical charities will follow as it is very difficult to explain to the public why there are so many charities for certain causes.
The High Court has ruled that vetting and barring legislation for people working with children and vulnerable adults breaches human rights law.
Dawn Austwick, chief executive of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, has described as “shocking” the role that funders play in encouraging charities to have weak balance sheets.
The Rainbow Charity for Children with Autism has secured loans and grants totalling £4.38m to renovate a 19th century property in Wandsworth into an independent special needs day school for up to 60 autistic children.