Tower Hamlets sign Credit: Steven Haslington

No evidence of criminality at Tower Hamlets, say police

17 Apr 2014 | Alice Sharman

The Metropolitan Police has said that there is “no credible evidence of criminality” following an investigation into allegations that the London Borough of Tower Hamlets gave out charity grants to gain electoral success.


No evidence of criminality at Tower Hamlets, say police

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Donations double in one day following Marathon runner’s death

The amount donated to the National Osteoporosis Society, the charity 42-year-old Robert Berry was running for at the weekend's London Marathon, has reached over £60,000 since his death.

Sector 'extraordinarily disconnected' from public, CFG chair says

Charities are becoming “extraordinarily disconnected” from donors and supporters who do not understand the work they do, Ian Theodoreson, chair of the Charity Finance Group and chief financial officer of the Church of England, said last week.

Stephen Frost will host the Charity Awards 2014

Civil Society Media is delighted to announce that this year's Charity Awards will be presented by actor and comedian Stephen Frost.

CRUK is charity partner for 2015 London Marathon

Cancer Research UK has been named the official charity of next year’s London Marathon and hopes to raise £2.5m towards its work.

I would support the involvement of stakeholders in the debate on pay but it does also need to involve chairs as they are the ones who understand the realisties of hiring the quality of staff that charities need to prosper.

» Nick Brooks: Donors, not chairs, should set pay guidance

Michael Owen running for Prostate Cancer UK

Provisional results from JustGiving show that runners at yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon have so far raised £16.8m for over 1,300 causes through the site.

Hannah Terrey, head of policy and campaigns at the Charities Aid Foundation

The government has rejected calls to introduce a central database of gift aid declarations, which many in the sector say would simplify the system and increase take-up of the tax-free giving scheme.

Stephen Hammersley, CEO UK Community Foundations

The Office for Civil Society has given £500,000 to community foundations operating in some of the areas worst affected by flooding to help the aid effort.

'Negative spotlight' on charities is damaging fundraising, new report finds

A fifth of charity professionals say increasing media scrutiny of the sector is having a negative impact on their fundraising, according to the latest Managing in a Downturn survey published today.

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