12 Feb 2015
William Shawcross told politicians yesterday that the Charity Commission shares more information with other agencies, including HMRC, than it receives in return and that he would like more information to come the regulator’s way.
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Britain’s biggest Muslim charity, Islamic Relief Worldwide, announced today that an independent audit has cleared it of any terrorist links.
HMRC is now sharing more and better information with the Charity Commission, Andrew Edwards, head of charities at HMRC, said yesterday.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
Police chiefs told politicians yesterday that new powers for the Charity Commission are essential to help tackle and prevent abuse of charities.
The Scout Association has issued an apology following a BBC investigation which revealed that the charity had made substantial pay-outs to victims of sexual abuse.
Staff at the housing charity Shelter will strike next week in protest at a reduced pay packet for new frontline staff.
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