18 Sep 2014
Michael O’Toole, the first Crown Representative for the charity sector, has resigned after two years to become the new chief executive of Mentor, the youth drug and alcohol charity.
The chief executive of charity ShelterBox has warned that the execution of aid worker David Haines at the weekend will make the “whole third sector” measure its risks more cautiously.
Guide Dogs increased its fundraising income by 8 per cent to £71.4m last year, but spent more than £31.2m generating it – a rise in its fundraising costs of nearly 28 per cent.
The Charity Commission’s searchable online register of charities is due to launch in beta this autumn, after a four-month delay, as the organisation prepares to move its website to gov.uk.
Charities that carry out investigative work or campaigning are able to use the ‘journalism exemption’ from the Data Protection Act, according to the latest guidance from the Information Commissioner's Office.
Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Serco has not reapplied to deliver the volunteering programme the National Citizen Service, despite winning the most contracts in 2012.
The Electoral Commission has been forced into a climbdown over its guidance on the Lobbying Act, according to an alliance of organisations of who campaigned for changes to the rules.
Less than half of Conservative MPs believe charities should be able to challenge government policy, new research by nfpSynergy shows.
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