13 Nov 2014
Consumers charity Which? spent just under 7 per cent of its total income on senior staff salaries, with its chief executive earning up to £340,000, according to its recently published annual accounts.
James Pike imparts the importance of re-examining your investment strategy and retaining a long-term outlook when managing charitable assets.
Seventy per cent of telephone calls to the Charity Commission are made by trustees, and around half of these fall into five subject areas.
Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.
Trustees will have to pay heed to entrepreneurs from other sectors and take risks if they wish to see results, says Daniel Phelan.
An HIV support charity which faced closure after one of its workers stole over £4,000 to fund her botox company, has been saved by two local councillors who donated £6,500 to the centre.
Hammersmith and Fulham Council plans to make public all its payments to the voluntary sector in what it calls a bid to become ‘Britain’s most transparent council’.
The PCS union, the biggest union within the Charity Commission workforce, has launched a campaign against the threatened cut to the regulator’s budget, in a bid to reduce job losses among its members.