10 May 2016
The number of charities serving London increased by 14.7 per cent during Boris Johnson’s time as mayor of the city, according to new data published by charity think tank NPC.
Friends of the Earth’s chief executive has written to David Cameron to express concerns about yesterday’s EU referendum guidance from the Charity Commission and the way it was distributed in the media.
A survey by nfpSynergy has revealed that 70 per cent of journalists expect more critical coverage of charities in the future, despite extensive negative coverage last year.
The RSPCA has confirmed the resignation of a third trustee amid claims the charity is being badly run.
Andrew Purkis takes a case study of a charity which influenced policy, and asks why the government has introduced a clause banning other charities from following in its footsteps.
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 Daily Telegraph has criticised environmental bodies for campaigning over the EU referendum, and called for there to be a register of charities' interests.
Acevo has called for William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission to explain why he urged a Commission trustee to meet with the Institute of Economic Affairs, a think tank which lobbies against charitable advocacy.
New regulatory guidance for charities considering involvement in the EU referendum campaign has sparked widespread criticism by sector leaders today over its “negative and prescriptive approach”.
Prostate Cancer UK, The Donkey Sanctuary and more announce their latest appointments.
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