29 Sep 2016
Charity representative bodies have told the Charity Commission that they have serious concerns about its draft guidance for the use of its power to issue official warnings.
Digital technology is everywhere, but its uptake among charities has been slow. Kirsty Weakley finds out what’s being done to bring the sector into the digital age.
Many charities have responded proactively to the recent media storm, and are stronger as a result, says Neil Robertson.
As more baby boomers retire, it’s time for the sector to fully embrace and celebrate this resource on their trustee boards, says John Williams.
Jehangir Malik, who has previously held the top role at Islamic Relief, has been appointed chief executive of Muslim Aid.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
The Department for Culture Media and Sport has not confirmed who will be joining the Charity Commission's board - three weeks after board members were due to start.
A year on from the demise of Kids Company, Governance & Leadership magazine, supported by haysmacintyre, convened a panel of experts to discuss how to prevent a repeat of its failures. Ian Allsop was there to take notes.
If a charity finds something awry within its operations it should be given the chance to put it right, says Jacqui Lazare.
The Charity Commission has frozen the bank accounts of an animal charity Action Aid for Animals while it opens a statutory inquiry to examine the financial controls.
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