21 Apr 2015
The Charity Commission is investigating a Christian charity over concerns relating to the repossession of the charity’s property and subsequent litigation and costs incurred by trustees.
After 21 years supporting community development Groundwork South West has agreed to enter administration, sending its 130 employees out of work.
Funders with an interest in governance should pay for research to establish whether paying trustees does help to improve charity governance, an influential group of charity law experts have recommended.
The National Citizen Service pilot has been hailed a success by the government, with an estimated £1 to £2 social return for every £1 invested, according to an independent report published today.
Gareth Thomas won some senior charity sector support yesterday after criticising coalition ministers for not representing or listening to sector concerns well enough.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
The Cabinet Office is looking at appointing a commissioning specialist to improve contracting relationships with the voluntary sector, Lord Wallace revealed at the Civil Society Question Time event yesterday.
Lord Wallace, the Cabinet Office spokesman in the House of Lords, sought to justify the tax relief cap yesterday by claiming that not all charities use their funds in a “public-spirited” manner, making the proposed cap necessary.
Lord William Wallace of Saltaire, Cabinet Office spokesman in the House of Lords, told sector leaders yesterday that he "hopes" the government is making progress on delivering for civil society.
One of the major barriers to building a healthy and thriving civil society is the almost complete withdrawal from community activity of the “natural elite” such as solicitors and City bankers, Lord Phillips of Sudbury said yesterday.
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