12 Nov 2015
Financial Times attacks 'highly inefficient' charity sector and calls for government to force charities to merge 10
The Financial Times has joined the list of newspapers to attack the sector, calling on the government to force charities to merge and to limit the funding an individual organisation can receive.
The Charity Commission is in crisis, Peter Kyle, newly elected MP for Hove and Portslade and former deputy chief executive of Acevo, told delegates at this year's Labour Party conference yesterday.
The Conservative Party has cancelled a joint Acevo and Muslim Charities Forum event at its conference at the last minute, without telling the speakers, following a critical Daily Telegraph article.
Large charities bidding “for someone else’s work” is wiping out the women’s sector, the chief executive of Women’s Aid, Polly Neate said yesterday.
The benefit corporation, a structure pioneered in the US to encourage businesses with social purpose, will launch in the UK this week, with charity law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite among the first adopters.
They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.
Anna Turley will be the new shadow charities minister, despite a previous announcement that the role had been filled by Ian Lavery, the Labour party said today.
The Charity Commission has today issued a terrorism alert reminding organisations of their legal responsibilities after investigations found charity assets in terrorist hands.
A former London Zoo employee has been found guilty of assaulting a love rival during a Christmas Party fight over a man.
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