Help for Heroes

Mail on Sunday apologises to Help for Heroes over investigation claims

31 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

The Mail on Sunday has apologised for claiming that the veterans charity Help for Heroes was under investigation by the Ministry of Defence over complaints made about a recovery centre run by the charity.


Mail on Sunday apologises to Help for Heroes over investigation claims

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Tom Brake MP

Two charities for vulnerable people with a combined annual income of £16m have warned they face closure as a result of changes to social housing benefits announced in last year’s Autumn Statement.

 Top charities meet to discuss how to improve reputation of the charity sector

Representatives from 50 of the UK’s largest charities met yesterday to discuss how to improve the public reputation of the charity sector, following a series of critical articles in the media.

Commission revised fundraising guidance too fast, says NCVO

The Charity Commission revised its guidance on fundraising too fast, and does not properly explain its own role in the new regulatory structure, NCVO said in a consultation response submitted yesterday.

Telegraph publishes clarification to its news story about the True and Fair Foundation report

The Daily Telegraph has printed a clarification to its report accusing charities of spending too little on “good works”, and has made a number of changes to the online version of the story.

There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.

» If trustees are to blame for the fundraising crisis, how do we improve how they work?

Man jailed after trying to use charitable fundraising to pay for terrorism

A man has been jailed after claiming he was raising funds for charity while actually collecting cash to help a British jihadi travel to Syria.

Watch Tower

The Charity Commission has defended its inquiry into the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Britain, following the Jehovah’s Witness charity's fourth appeal against what it describes as an "unlawful investigation".

Tor Docherty

Many trustees of small charities don't understand their legal responsibilities and just accept whatever the chief executive says, a charity leader told a Parliamentary group yesterday.

The Times

The Times today accused Friends of the Earth of “altering documents” and “deceiving” the Charity Commission, but the regulator said its guidance had not been contravened, and the charity described the story as "nonsense".

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