9 Mar 2015
Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs yesterday denounced Eric Pickles’ assertion that charities would be stripped of grants if they campaigned against government, and said they would reverse such measures if they held power after the election.
Charlie Elphicke has urged the Charity Commission to strengthen its guidance on political campaigning to clarify the charitable status of think tanks.
Former Charity Commission chief executive Andrew Hind has declared that the Cup Trust debacle that damaged the regulator’s reputation as a competent organisation was wholly down to the “bad judgement and inadequate leadership” from its senior executive team and board.
St Giles Trust's SOS Project won the advice, support and advocacy category at The Charity Awards 2014. The project's leader, Junior Smart, is delighted that the judges recognised the importance of its work helping people to exit the vortex of gangs and violence.
A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.
Shirley Otto describes some of the challenges for trustees of UK cross-border charities after the Scottish referendum.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has said it will “ignore” the Lobbying Act and not register with the Electoral Commission, calling the Act a “direct attack on charities' right to campaign”.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Two trustees of the Eden Trust, owner of the Eden Project in Cornwall, loaned the eco-attraction a total of £180,000 during the year to March 2014, and earned £4,241 in interest from the loans during the period.
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