18 Sep 2014
Former Nesta trustee Liam Black tweeted this morning that Nesta was “forced” to fund Big Society Network.
The former chair of Lincoln and District Mencap and his wife have both been jailed for fraud and theft from vulnerable clients and the charity.
Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.
A report published today which looks at the impact of welfare reforms in the region of Yorkshire and Humber shows that 95 per cent of voluntary organisations who responded have been affected by recent changes.
The number of people using the Trussell Trust’s foodbanks rose from 347,000 to 913,000 in a single year, the charity said today.
The very short-term experiences people have when they use our services - a full tummy, a good game of football, getting the giggles - are outcomes too.
16 Apr 2014
OSCR has taken action to stop an organisation offering alternative therapy falsely calling itself a “registered cancer charity” on employees’ business cards.
Five musicians have lost their court bid to be to be reinstated at the National Theatre after they were replaced with a recorded soundtrack, but have been told by the judge that they have a “strong” case for breach of contract.
Charities are becoming “extraordinarily disconnected” from donors and supporters who do not understand the work they do, Ian Theodoreson, chair of the Charity Finance Group and chief financial officer of the Church of England, said last week.
The Bath Recreation Ground Trust has decided to apply for leave to appeal last month’s Charity Tribunal decision, which ordered it to replace its board with independent trustees, saying it is “financially unhelpful”.
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