18 Sep 2014
A group of 20 arts organisations has released a statement condemning the lack of recognition for culture and the arts in the government’s draft National Planning Policy Framework.
Jane Ryder, outgoing chief executive of the Scottish regulator OSCR, has suggested delegating some of its regulation to Scottish umbrella bodies, and introducing ‘filing fees’ and fines for Scottish charities.
Centrepoint staff are meeting today to discuss possible strike action after union members voted to strike over pay cuts.
Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.
A Charity Commission investigation into the activities of disaster relief charity Crescent Relief (London) has found no evidence of deliberate misuse of funds by the trustees but could not find where all the money had ended up.
A student volunteering organisation based in Oxford has moved into a building which it hopes will act as national centre to encourage student volunteering and involvement in social enterprise.
Regulation is not the role of umbrella bodies, and the Charity Commission is wrong to expect all charities to become a member, says NCVO head of research Karl Wilding.
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