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Not enough has been done to improve the Commission’s governance

27 May 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Kirsty Weakley considers the implications of yesterday’s Charity Commission board announcement.

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Kirsty Weakley argues that serious thought must be given to any reappointments or recruitments to the Charity Commission’s board, if the regulator is to regain the confidence of the sector.

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Changes to the public appointments process are a risk for charities

A plan to change the public appointments process spells bad news for the charity sector, says Andrew Purkis.

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