12 Feb 2015
NCVO supports the Charity Commission’s decision to focus more on regulation, but is cautious about the need for new powers in the Protection of Charities Bill, Sir Stuart Etherington told the committee scrutinising the bill yesterday.
Sir Stephen Bubb has written to The Times criticising an article which attacks charities for lacking transparency and political campaigning.
The Charity Commission has frozen the accounts of a Muslim aid charity and suspended a trustee as part of a statutory inquiry into alleged financial
mismanagement, the regulator said today.
Risks must always be weighed up against potential benefits, says Dorothy Dalton.
Umbrella bodies have lost independence and have not adequately opposed cuts to government spending or the privatisation of public services, according to a report published last week by the National Coalition for Independent Action.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
Citizens Advice Bureau is to receive £3m from EDF Energy after Ofgem found that the energy giant breached complaints procedures.
A theatre charity which ran an arts centre in Milton Keynes was ordered by the Charity Commission to hold an AGM and seek help with its governance after the regulator found signs of “historic poor management”.
The father of a paratrooper who died in Afghanistan in 2006 is set to take legal action against a charity he helped set up in memory of his son.
Tributes have been pouring in today for charity lawyer Stephen Lloyd, who died in a boating accident in Wales on Wednesday.
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