13 Nov 2014
BeatBullying will go into administration after suffering “significant financial difficulties”, the charity’s trustees have said in a statement.
CFG's trustees did not become aware that its reserves had plunged by nearly three-quarters until two months after the end of the financial year, Civil Society News has learned.
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.
ITV has said it is taking legal advice over the way the money from its Text Santa appeal was used by the BeatBullying Group.
George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has been criticised for having an outdated view of the sector after he accused charities of being “anti-business” during a speech last week.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
The Charity Commission’s senior management team has shrunk from 11 down to five under the leadership of new chief executive Paula Sussex.
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.
The voluntary sector is experiencing a “revolving door” of staff with employee turnover levels at a post-recession high of 22 per cent, according to a People Count Third Sector Report released today by Agenda Consulting.
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