13 Sep 2016
The Charity Commission has appointed an interim manager to oversee the winding up of the Park Charitable Trust, which is under statutory inquiry over concerns about its investment tactics.
Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.
David Emerson is stepping down as chief executive of the Association of Charitable Foundations later this year.
Other infrastructure bodies have joined NCVO in raising concerns about how the Charity Commission might disqualify people from being trustees, in their responses to the regulator's consultation on the power.
Some of the Charity Commission’s new powers “threaten the independence of charities”, NCVO has said in its response to a Commission consultation on new powers to disqualify trustees.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
The Shaw Trust has criticised Ofsted following an investigation published earlier this month which described its learning provision as "inadequate".
A charity set up to continue aspects of Kids Company’s work has changed its name and launched a website.
Médecins Sans Frontières has announced that it will evacuate its staff from hospitals in northern Yemen after a staff member died in the fourth airstrike on one of its facilities in 12 months.
Mencap has paid tribute to its former secretary general, chair and president, Lord Rix, who has died aged 92.
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