10 Sep 2015
The Charity Commission has opened an investigation into a sports charity where a father passed on the £210,000-a-year chief executive job to his son.
Kids Company has admitted that it has so far failed to find £1.5m funding for a promised task force or make progress towards its own targets for its 'See the Child. Change the System' campaign.
Three animal charities have said they are "very concerned" after losing the right to remain the sole beneficiaries of a widow's £500,000 will.
Earlier this year, Kids Company was already under pressure over claims it mismanaged staff and finances. David Ainsworth spent a day with the charity to try and get under the skin of an unusual organisation.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced the appointment of three people to senior management roles.
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.
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The Charity Commission has announced plans to appoint a completely new board of trustees at a mosque under investigation for links to extremist preachers, after two separate groups both claimed to be the rightful trustees.
The High Court has ruled that the Charity Commission will face a judicial review of its decision to pressure charities not to fund advocacy group Cage, after the group held a press conference defending a suspected terrorist.
The Wales Council for Voluntary Action has announced a reshuffle of its governance structure, which could involve removing up to 24 trustees.
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