5 Jul 2016
Bodies like Acevo and NCVO have failed to provide proper leadership and lacked a concerted response in defending charities from public criticism, Oxfam's director of communications said this week.
A cohort of benevolent funds will appear before the Upper Tribunal this week to argue that they provide services to a sufficiently wide range of people to pass the public benefit test.
Former CBI director-general Sir Richard Lambert has been chosen to chair the Big Society Trust, the holding company charged with ensuring that Big Society Capital stays true to its mission.
Conservative peer Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts has been chosen to lead the government’s review of the Charities Act 2006.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
The new Health Lottery is facing investigations into both its advertising and general structure, after the Culture Secretary voiced concerns about whether it might erode other charitable income.
The long-standing chair and chief executive have forced two trustees to resign, a chief executive and governance consultant respond.
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