Society Diary: A minister spurned, a castle and a hard place and charity naming rights
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Society Diary: A minister spurned, a castle and a hard place and charity naming rights 1

29 Apr 2016

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Society Diary: A minister spurned, a castle and a hard place and charity naming rights

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Public opinion split on charging for the Charity Commission, CFG report finds

There is broad support for charities contributing to the funding of their own regulator, but there is “no one view on how charity regulation should be funded”, a CFG report has found.

National Trust Scotland

National Trust Scotland has confirmed that it plans to reduce its staff headcount as part of an efficiency drive to reduce running costs by 10 per cent.

Andrew Purkis

Andrew Purkis examines a future funding model for the Charity Commission.

Overall winner 2015 Lumos, with minister for civil society Rob Wilson and John Low, chief executive of overall Charity Awards partner

Lumos Foundation had never entered an awards competition before this year.  So its staff were astounded to win the overall award at the Charity Awards, says CEO Georgette Mulheir.


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.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

David Robb

It has been ten years since the passing of the Act that brought the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) into being - but there are changes afoot, says David Robb.

Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has opened two statutory inquiries after other agencies warned the Commission that the charities were being investigated over “fraudulent state benefit claims”.

Charity takes legal advice after Daily Mail condemns it for supporting families of terrorists

The charity Helping Households Under Great Stress (HUGGS) is entering into discussions with its solicitors over a Daily Mail article which it says creates a “sensational story over administrative errors”.

Stephen Bubb

Acevo and NCVO have warned the government against extending the Freedom of Information Act to charities.

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