12 Feb 2015
The website of the Women’s Resource Centre has been hacked by a pro-Isis group and its homepage replaced with the message “I love isis and Jihad”.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, has reappointed William Shawcross as chair of Charity Commission for a second three-year term.
The Charity Commission has been praised by Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, for a “real improvement” over the last year.
Diane Lightfoot reflects on what winning a Charity Award meant to United Response.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
The chief executive of the National Trust for Scotland, Kate Mavor, has been appointed as the head of the charitable arm of English Heritage.
The Charity Commission is set to open a statutory inquiry into Durand Education Trust, a charity connected to a London academy school, whose head teacher has received almost £400,000 per year since it opened in 2012.
The government has appointed Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts to conduct a review into how the Lobbying Act is being put into practice.
The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is appealing for the public to take part in a consultation on its new draft equality guidance.
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