18 Sep 2014
Youth charities should welcome people with criminal records as they can make some of the best youth workers, says the chief executive of Step up to Serve.
Patricia Armstrong looks at what changes could come from the referendum on Scottish independence.
We all know it is good practice for a charity to have a complaints procedure, and that this procedure should be reviewed on a regular basis. But what happens when the policy is not followed, or doesn’t quite work? Vicki Bowles answers some FAQs about the practice of dealing with complaints.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling plans to table a new bill called the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill, which he says will “slay ‘elf and safety’ and jobsworth culture” that can discourage community work.
I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.
Sam Younger, outgoing chief executive of the Charity Commission, has delivered his last speech in the role, where he warns that “not all of the charities we register make an impact” and says the regulator is “being set up to fail”.
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into the Augustine Housing Trust, a storage charity, over its occupation of commercial premises, which the Commission says may result in it becoming liable for business rates.
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