7 Jul 2015
A charity has been ordered to seek independent advice on reclaiming £130,000 of missing income after a former trustee used the charity’s bank account for an “external project”.
Trustees must do more to give the public confidence in charities, and must make sure charitable donations do not fund "very large" salaries, the minister for civil society said last week.
Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.
A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.
The government will go ahead with proposals for employees to receive three days of volunteering leave, the minister for civil society said yesterday in his first keynote speech of the new Parliament.
Two thirds of people believe that charities spending money on rebrands and on offices in London are wasting donations, according to research from nfpSynergy.
More than two thirds of charities oppose charging the sector for regulation, but three quarters of the public support it, according to a report published today by the Charity Commission.
Proposals to allow the Charity Commission more powers to ban people from becoming trustees or officers of charities are a "huge regulatory land grab" and should be scrapped, a letter to peers has said.
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