11 Feb 2016
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.
The Charity Commission has criticised two trustees of misconduct and mismanagement for using charity money – including a £3m donation – to fund a hotel business.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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