25 May 2016
The Charity Commission has opened a consultation to gauge the sector’s opinions on its new power to disqualify trustees.
Charles Byrne, director of fundraising at Royal British Legion, has been appointed the charity’s new director general.
The Cabinet Office has published a timetable for introducing new powers for the Charity Commission from the new Charities Act.
Acevo, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Sense and more announce their latest movers.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
Career marketer Rebecca Salt joined her first trustee board, at In Kind Direct, a year ago. She explores the differences between the charity environment and her more familiar corporate world.
Trustees of a charity that repeatedly failed to file its accounts with the Charity Commission were in breach of their legal duties, the regulator said today.
The House of Lords is expected to approve a motion to create a select committee to consider issues related to the charity sector next week and will appoint Baronness Pitkeathley as its chair.
A case in which the Charity Commission provided contradictory advice to a charity over more than 20 years shows the Commission cannot be trusted with a new power to give formal warnings, a lawyer involved in the case has said.
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