13 Nov 2014
BeatBullying will go into administration after suffering “significant financial difficulties”, the charity’s trustees have said in a statement.
Rob Wilson MP has been installed as the new minister for civil society following Saturday's resignation of Brooks Newmark in response to a Sunday Mirror sexting sting.
The Charity Commission has frozen the bank accounts of George Galloway’s charity Viva Palestina, and has replaced trustees with an interim manager, the regulator announced today.
George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has been criticised for having an outdated view of the sector after he accused charities of being “anti-business” during a speech last week.
Don't bring the public into this Brooks. Our research shows again and again that the public don't have a problem with charities' campaigning. Indeed campaigning is bottom of the public's list of concerns not top.
Paula Sussex, the chief executive of the Charity Commission, has said the Commission is now focusing on "robust regulation" and will not allow charities the benefit of the doubt.
Age UK spent £1.81m on 120 redundancies in 2014, on top of £1.17m last year, as part of a review of the structure of the organisation, according to its latest annual accounts.
ITV has said it is taking legal advice over the way the money from its Text Santa appeal was used by the BeatBullying Group.
1 Oct 2014
Conservatives working in the voluntary sector are reluctant to admit to party membership because they believe they will face discrimination, Conservative MP Penny Mordaunt said yesterday at her party's conference.
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