10 Mar 2014
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is planning to appeal a fine of £200,000 issued by the data security regulator after an anti-abortion hacker gained access to thousands of client names, addresses and phone numbers and threatened to publish them.
Rev Paul Flowers, the disgraced former Co-op bank chairman, quit his chairmanship with the charity Lifeline Project after being investigated over £150,000 of alleged false expenses, according to news reports today.
Three Scottish private schools including Tony Blair’s alma mater Fettes College, have been judged by the charity regulator to have changed their activities enough that they now pass the test for charitable status.
Shulah Allan MBE will be confirmed as convener of the Scottish Council for Organisations this afternoon, taking over from Alison Elliot who has come to the end of her six-year term.
Think tanks should be required by law to list all their donors and the amount of their donations, every year. We would probably find that, indirectly, they are as heavily funded by government as charities but with a lot less value to society.
Gift aid and other tax reliefs, worth over £1bn to charities, have not been proven to actually increase the amount of money given to good causes, according to a report released today by the National Audit Office.
The salaries of the chief executives at Britain’s 50 best-known charities has increased at nearly the same pace as the increase in income at those charities, according to a new report.
A year-long study of the relationship between Whitehall policy-making and frontline public service delivery by charities has identified five “fundamental disconnects” between policy and practice.
Former Co-operative Bank chair Rev Paul Flowers has resigned from his position as trustee of Terrence Higgins Trust after weekend newspaper reports showed evidence of the Methodist minister buying hard drugs.
25 Mar 2014
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