10 May 2016
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
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 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 examines a future funding model for the Charity Commission.
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.
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.
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”.
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”.
Acevo and NCVO have warned the government against extending the Freedom of Information Act to charities.
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