29 Oct 2013
A new charity, backed by a £20m pledge from the Wellcome Trust, is aiming to do for mental health research what Cancer Research UK has done for cancer.
The public benefit provisions in the Charities Act 2006 are “critically flawed” and should be repealed, the Public Administration Select Committee has recommended to the government.
One of the first existing charities to convert to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation has already decided to dissolve its CIO status after realising that it would have to change all its communications materials to incorporate its new CIO registration number.
New NSPCC chief executive Peter Wanless took to Twitter yesterday to distance the charity from a branch chair who had given convicted paedophile Stuart Hall a character reference during his court case.
Jackie Ballard, who left her chief executive role at Action on Hearing Loss in September last year to become CEO of Womankind Worldwide, is to stand down after less than a year leading the international human rights charity.
These enormous sums, apparent lack of process or control, the impression of pals lining each others' pockets, and dissemblance (at best) combine to look more than scandalous.
23 May 2013
The Charity Commission has suggested to the Treasury that it takes a slice of gift aid or places a direct levy on charities, as it warns it cannot sustain a further 10 per cent funding cut expected in the government’s upcoming spending review.
A charity that has built 22 secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia and educated over 8,000 youngsters so far since 2008, has taken the top prize at the Charity Awards 2013.
The public needs to be educated on the importance of campaigning in the charity sector in light of recent press attacks, the head of programmes at Barrow Cadbury Trust told the sector's independence panel yesterday.
Complaints about door-to-door fundraising have increased more than two-and-a-half times within two years as the volume of door-to-door fundraising rose by two-fifths, according to new fundraising complaints figures.
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