Spectator magazine attacks Kids Company as ‘a drain on donations’

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12 Feb 2015 | David Ainsworth

The Spectator magazine has published an attack on the activities of Kids Company, saying that it is “a drain on donations that might otherwise go to better causes” and calling for a review of its activities.


Spectator magazine attacks Kids Company as ‘a drain on donations’

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ITV documentary will claim to expose extremism in charities

An ITV documentary due to air next week claims to have uncovered evidence of “race hatred, religious bigotry, and extreme rightwing activism” at a number of UK charities.

LinkedIn launches matching service to bring charity volunteering opportunities to 250,000 members

Charities in the UK will be able to advertise volunteer opportunities to 250,000 LinkedIn members who have declared an interest in volunteering or trusteeship, using a service launched today by the business network.

Daniel Phelan, 1956-2015

Daniel Phelan, owner and editor-in-chief of Civil Society Media, passed away on Wednesday following a long battle with cancer. He was 58.

Daniel Phelan, 1956-2015

Daniel Phelan, who died at home on Wednesday 11 February after a long illness, was a socially-motivated businessman who encapsulated the true meaning of social enterprise before the term was even coined.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Save the Children and Royal British Legion named in list of most complained about adverts of 2014

Two of the ten most complained about adverts in the UK last year featured charities, according to an Advertising Standards Authority report released today.


Unemployed young people will be required to work 30 hours a week for free for charities and community services across the UK or lose benefits, prime minister David Cameron said today.

David Harker, 1951 - 2015

David Harker, former chief executive of Citizens Advice, passed away yesterday on his birthday after a short illness. He was 64.

Sarah Atkinson

Many charity trustees "don't understand their basic duties", the Charity Commission's policy head told a conference today.

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