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25 Jul 2014 | Richard Caulfield

Richard Caulfield was suspicious about the independence of Big Society Network way back in 2010.


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A chief executive appears to have been involved in a major fraud case and the charity faces losing their leader. Lizzie Jones advises the board how to redeem the situation.

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A troubled chair of a small charity which is heavily reliant on its trustees for funding is faced with the dilemma that one of the members may have been wrongly accused of shoplifting. The Chairman offers some welcomed advice.

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