13 Sep 2016
The number of charity chief executives complaining about “interfering chairs” has risen sharply since the collapse of Kids Company, leading to new tensions at the heart of the charity sector, according to the chief executives' body Acevo.
A charity set up to continue aspects of Kids Company’s work has changed its name and launched a website.
Rick Clement, founder and trustee of military charity A Soldier’s Journey, has admited that he was “naïve” in trusting a fundraising agency but denied that he took money from the organisation.
The Charity Commission has published a news story announcing it will no longer display documents received by post and email on the online register of charities, before retracting it and saying it is inaccurate an hour later.
The Charity Commission has created an action plan explaining what it is doing to rebuild trust and confidence, and has told charities that they need to be clear about their impact.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
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The Charity Commission has told the True and Fair Foundation to change its governance structure following several complaints about the charity.
Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, said he was “disappointed” to see Shawcross “underestimating the impact of Brexit”, in a letter to the Financial Times.
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