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Society Diary: A fundraiser's guide to the galaxy

5 Feb 2016

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

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Wirral CCG

A charity that was involved in a VIP sex abuse investigation has lost its NHS funding over concerns about poor governance, unqualified staff and controversial therapy techniques.

Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has criticised two trustees of misconduct and mismanagement for using charity money – including a £3m donation – to fund a hotel business.

Charity Commission appoints chief operating officer

The Charity Commission has announced the appointment of David Holdsworth as its chief operating officer, which sees him take responsibility of a large amount of the regulator’s case work and its “digital by default” agenda.

Rob Wilson

The minister for civil society, Rob Wilson, defended his department from critical remarks about its effectiveness and hinted at an upcoming announcement, at an event last night.

Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.

» The story in the Times isn't nonsense, the sector needs to sit up and take notice

Office for Civil Society ‘hollowed out’ until it is just ‘a name on a door’

The Office for Civil Society has been left “gutted” and “hollowed out” following the recent spending review, and no longer carries out the functions it was created for, according to the chief executive of Acevo.

What we need to do to get effective employee volunteering

A recent report on employer-supported volunteering says that companies do not understand the community benefits, but it fails to ask why businesses would want to engage at all, says Tom Levitt.

Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into an Ipswich-based mosque after it loaned a "sizeable section" of its assets to two people in the local community.

Society Diary: Death to the Big Society, death to the tampon tax and death to Charity Dingle

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