12 Feb 2015
Save the Children seeks to contain damage after 118,000 people call for it to revoke award to Tony Blair 7
Save the Children International is believed to be "urgently" trying to contain reputational damage after more than 118,000 people signed a petition opposing an award to Tony Blair for his anti-poverty work.
A charity trustee has been jailed for 18 months after using charity funds to pay for dental treatment and holidays.
The new minister for civil society wants to see “billions of pounds” more public services delivered by charities and social enterprises over the next few years and plans to embark on a massive new capacity-building programme to enable it to happen.
Shelter's unionised employees are being balloted on possible strike action this week over the charity’s move to implement a new pay scale.
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a charity where all the money donated to it was transferred from the charity’s account to the trustees.
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
Marie Curie has dropped the words ‘Cancer Care’ from its name in the lead-up to a rebrand of the care charity.
The Prime Minister’s office told Nick Hurd to continue funding Big Society Network even though the then-minister for civil society had raised concerns about its poor performance and financial sustainability, the National Audit Office has found.
3 Dec 2014
Trustees, particularly treasurers, could feel the role is a "life sentence" because charities would struggle to replace them if they left, a Charity Commission meeting heard yesterday.
A cross-sector alliance of charities has formally launched the Understanding Charities Group, aimed at improving public trust and confidence in charities.
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