7 Jul 2015
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected
from the corners of the charity sector.
Nearly 4,000 charities could be spared the expense of a full audit if Lord Hodgson’s advice to increase the audit income threshold from £500,000 to £1m is adopted by ministers.
The sector’s fundraising bodies must put aside their vested interests and find a way to build a central self-regulatory body covering all aspects of fundraising, Lord Hodgson has warned.
The Charity Commission should be allowed to fine charities that don’t submit their accounts on time, and charge fees for filing annual returns, Lord Hodgson has stated in his Charities Act review.
Charities with annual income of more than £1m should be able to pay their trustees without seeking permission from the Charity Commission, Lord Hodgson has recommended in his official review of the Charities Act 2006.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
The government should scrap its plans for a statutory register of lobbyists because it simply wouldn’t be very effective at improving transparency, an influential committee of MPs has recommended.
A charity chief executive, who had recently carried the Olympic torch for her charity work, has been suspended from her job.
Everything Everywhere has today been announced as a founding partner of Go On UK, the digital inclusion charity launched by Martha Lane Fox earlier this year.
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