Spectator magazine attacks Kids Company as ‘a drain on donations’

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12 Feb 2015 | David Ainsworth

The Spectator magazine has published an attack on the activities of Kids Company, saying that it is “a drain on donations that might otherwise go to better causes” and calling for a review of its activities.


Spectator magazine attacks Kids Company as ‘a drain on donations’

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ITV documentary will claim to expose extremism in charities

An ITV documentary due to air next week claims to have uncovered evidence of “race hatred, religious bigotry, and extreme rightwing activism” at a number of UK charities.

Daniel Phelan, 1956-2015

Daniel Phelan, owner and editor-in-chief of Civil Society Media, passed away on Wednesday following a long battle with cancer. He was 58.

Daniel Phelan, 1956-2015

Daniel Phelan, who died at home on Wednesday 11 February after a long illness, was a socially-motivated businessman who encapsulated the true meaning of social enterprise before the term was even coined.

Save the Children and Royal British Legion named in list of most complained about adverts of 2014

Two of the ten most complained about adverts in the UK last year featured charities, according to an Advertising Standards Authority report released today.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

David Harker, 1951 - 2015

David Harker, former chief executive of Citizens Advice, passed away yesterday on his birthday after a short illness. He was 64.


Unemployed young people will be required to work 30 hours a week for free for charities and community services across the UK or lose benefits, prime minister David Cameron said today.

Sarah Atkinson

Many charity trustees "don't understand their basic duties", the Charity Commission's policy head told a conference today.

Charity Commission takes action against organisations accused of extremism in ITV documentary

The Charity Commission has opened statutory inquiries into two charities and police are investigating fraud at a third in the wake of an ITV documentary last night.

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