11 Feb 2016
Sir Stuart Etherington has restated his criticism of trustees and chief executives for their role in this summer’s fundraising scandals, calling for renewed efforts to improve governance.
The Charity Law Association is to propose eight amendments to the Charities Bill to reduce the scope of proposed powers for the Charity Commission, especially the power to issue official warnings.
The register of charities in Northern Ireland has been updated so that it can now be searched for financial information on charities.
Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice, told a sector audience that the charity is careful to be “fiercely protective of our brand” when working with other charities, government or business.
The Office for Civil Society will be forced to cut staff levels but will have responsibility for distributing £80m of new funding for social impact bonds, according to today's spending review.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
We’re using the wrong numbers to measure pay inequality in the charity sector, and drawing the wrong conclusions as a result, argues David Ainsworth
We still have a long way to go in ensuring that good quality evidence is used to guide decision-making in public policy, says Genevieve Maitland Hudson.
A former senior police officer has stepped down from his role on the Charity Commission board after accepting a position as chief inspector of prisons.
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