10 Mar 2014
Mark Hallam, former finance director of RNLI, is claiming constructive dismissal against the charity at an Employment Tribunal in December.
RSPCA is to begin a ten-year strategic plan to change public perceptions of the charity.
Margaret Hodge, the chair of the Parliamentary committee which scrutinises how the government spends its money, suggested yesterday that HMRC could regulate the sector and that the Charity Commission could be “a little quango on a bonfire”.
The Charity Commission may be under-resourced and timid as a result of past failures, but the answer is not a bad decision based on the false premise that tax status is all that is important to charitable status.
The salaries of the chief executives at Britain’s 50 best-known charities has increased at nearly the same pace as the increase in income at those charities, according to a new report.
NCVO chair Martyn Lewis today described the attacks on individual charities and the sector at large over the last few months as "frequent and vicious" and the political environment in which they occurred as "febrile".
Former Co-operative Bank chair Rev Paul Flowers has resigned from his position as trustee of Terrence Higgins Trust after weekend newspaper reports showed evidence of the Methodist minister buying hard drugs.
Gift aid and other tax reliefs, worth over £1bn to charities, have not been proven to actually increase the amount of money given to good causes, according to a report released today by the National Audit Office.
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