11 Feb 2016
The Office for Civil Society will be forced to cut staff levels but will have responsibility for distributing £80m of new
funding for social impact bonds, according to today's spending review.
The Charity Commission’s "main responsibility" is to the public and robust regulation is needed to ensure they trust charities, chair William Shawcross said yesterday.
19 Nov 2015
Kids Company chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh was the Conservatives’ “Big Society poster girl” and ministers were powerless to prevent her getting public funding, former children’s minister Tim Loughton told MPs today.
The four charities who were involved in a legal dispute with a 95-year-old Alzheimer’s sufferer have been awarded £1.8m by the High Court.
The delivery of public services is "misguided" and "inappropriate", Acevo has said in a report that calls for a “comprehensive redefinition” of the relationship between government, charities and the public.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
A report published by the Charity Commission has shown that many charities may “often overstate governance costs” in their public annual returns or accounts.
18 Nov 2015
A former Deputy Children’s Commissioner has said that she was concerned about how few children Kids Company appeared to be helping, but she did not consider reporting it to government because Camila Batmanghelidjh was so influential.
The international aid community has been “castrated” by the refugee incursion at Calais, the executive director of Doctors of the World told the AGM of Bond, the infrastructure body for NGOs, this week.
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