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Liam Black: focus on funders can make you lose sight of beneficiaries

26 Nov 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Charities and social enterprises can become so focused on pleasing funders that they lose sight of beneficiaries, a social enterprise conference heard yesterday.

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Community right to challenge 'will never work' Navca tells Commons committee

Measures in the Localism Act intended to give more power to local charities are “fatally flawed” and will never be useful in their current form, local infrastructure body Navca has told a Commons committee.

Understanding Charities Group launches to improve public trust in the sector

A cross-sector alliance of charities has formally launched the Understanding Charities Group, aimed at improving public trust and confidence in charities.

Alzheimer’s Society income up £12m

The Alzheimer’s Society has seen its income increase by 17 per cent, from £70.8m in 2013 to £82.6m in 2014, according to its recently published accounts for the year ending 31 March 2014.

RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector

Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.

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.

» Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer announce merger

Ethical Property Foundation

Nearly half of charities consider property the greatest risk to their long-term survival, according to a survey released yesterday by the Ethical Property Foundation.

Michelle Russell, the Charity Commission's director of investigations, monitoring and enforcement

Around one in four charities that the Charity Commission issued action plans to last year either partially or wholly ignored them, the Commission’s most senior investigator admitted yesterday.

NSPCC's income drops for fifth year in a row

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has seen its income fall for the fifth consecutive year.

Armed Forces

The armed forces charity sector is in decline, according to a report released yesterday by the Directory of Social Change (DSC).

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