10 Mar 2014
Tania Mason is group editor at Civil Society Media.
She has been a journalist for 20-odd years and has specialised in the charity sector since 2003. Her experience has included stints on Third Sector, Marketing and PrintWeek magazines as well as agency work involving court reporting and occasional doorstepping of celebs for the tabloids. She started her career with five years on a daily newspaper in New Zealand before moving to London in 1993.
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Society Network Foundation used part of a restricted government grant to help it reduce the historical £180,000 deficit run up by its trading subsidiary, Big Society Network, without obtaining the necessary authority to do so.
A TV advert by Cycling Scotland which showed a cyclist riding down the middle of a road and not wearing a helmet, has been banned even though the law does not stipulate that helmets must be worn.
The Charity Commission has contacted Victim Support about allegations in the Mail on Sunday at the weekend that its CEO was involved in an armed dispute over property in Pakistan.
The Charity Commission may be under-resourced and timid as a result of past failures, but the answer is not a bad decision based on the false premise that tax status is all that is important to charitable status.
Scope’s vision for the future is a society that treats disabled people no differently to those without disabilities. That’s why its CEO Richard Hawkes is convinced that closing nearly a third of its care homes is the right thing to do. By Tania Mason.
The Law Commission is bringing forward to April its consultation on mixed-purposed social investment by charities, after the Office for Civil Society asked it to prioritise the topic.
Society Network Foundation, the charity that won £1m from the Big Lottery Fund last year to run the Britain’s Personal Best Olympic legacy campaign, is again late filing its accounts with Companies House.
Charities that provide education and training to improve standards of behaviour and practice among landlords and tenants in the private rented housing sector, will be able to access a new funding pot from the Tenancy Deposit Scheme from April.
25 Mar 2014
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