7 Jul 2015
Trustees must do more to give the public confidence in charities, and must make sure charitable donations do not fund "very large" salaries, the minister for civil society said last week.
A British Council poll recently declared the invention of the internet the most momentous event of the last eight decades. But what are the implications for trustees?
The January issue of Governance carried an article about the relationship between the key board member responsible for finance and the finance director. In this issue a finance director and a treasurer give us their perspective on this relationship.
Most charities are involved with buildings of some kind. Susan Kernachan of Mencap describes property issues from a trustee perspective.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
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.
Actress Joanna Lumley and former Labour leader Lord Kinnock are among 190 prominent individuals who have publicly defended the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust following scrutiny over grants it made to the advocacy group Cage.
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10 Mar 2015
The Charity Commission has concluded that BeatBullying ran into financial difficulty because of its reliance on grant funding and lack of reserves, but found no evidence of financial misconduct, in an operational compliance case report published today.
A judge has ruled not to allow a Jehovah’s Witnesses charity more time to appeal against a Charity Commission statutory inquiry.
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