11 Feb 2016
The Children's Investment Fund Foundation, one of the UK's largest grant-givers, spent $2m (£1.4m) on legal fees to settle a dispute between two trustees who were going through a divorce.
Alice Sharman says last night’s documentary Camila's Kids Company: The Inside Story shows the founder had created a cult-like atmosphere that contributed to the charity's demise.
The much-anticipated documentary charting the final days of Kids Company aired last night. While many voluntary sector commentators may have been watching from behind the sofa, it didn't stop them sharing their despair, outrage and horror at what unfolded on Twitter.
Four charities have appeared in Stonewall’s list of top 100 equality employers, although some charities have fallen further down the list this year.
Former Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, has been announced as the new chief executive of Save the Children International.
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.
The Charity Commission has opened two statutory inquiries after other agencies warned the Commission that the charities were being investigated over “fraudulent state benefit claims”.
The minister for civil society wants the social impact bond market to be worth £1bn by the end of this Parliament, Rob Wilson has said.
Acevo and NCVO have warned the government against extending the Freedom of Information Act to charities.
The Charity Commission, Fundraising Standards Board, and energy regulator Ofgem are looking into claims that Age UK encouraged its beneficiaries to sign up for expensive energy tariffs in return for donations of £6m a year from the energy company E.ON.
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