Charity Commission

Three UK charity regulators with three different approaches

1 Sep 2015 | Alastair Keatinge

Marchig Trust trustee Alastair Keatinge gives his view on the main differences between the UK's three charity regulators. 


Three UK charity regulators with three different approaches

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Trustee board

Alzheimer's Society trustee Joy Allen, shares her wisdom about board leadership.

Camilla Batmanghelidjh

Kids Company closed in August, following a turbulent year including child sex abuse allegations, accusations of financial mismanagement and the forced resignation of its chief executive.

Kids Company: lessons for trustee boards

When Kids Company collapsed earlier this month questions were raised about the lack of intervention from its board. Kirsty Weakley examines the learning for trustees.

Policing charities - the Shawcross way

Is the William Shawcross vision of charity regulation the correct one, asks Andrew Purkis.

Behind the scenes at Kids Company

Earlier this year, Kids Company was already under pressure over claims it mismanaged staff and finances. David Ainsworth spent a day with the charity to try and get under the skin of an unusual organisation.

David Ainsworth is the deputy editior of Charity Finance

David Ainsworth assesses the rationale behind the transfer of English Heritage into the charity sector.

Data protection

Heledd Lloyd-Jones looks at the pitfalls of data storage and urges charity boards to take active steps to minimise security breaches. 

What are the key proposals from the Law Commission review of charity law?

Earlier this year the Law Commission published a large number of proposals for changing charity law. Con Alexander and Rachel Tonkin pick out the key issues.

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