10 May 2016
The Charity Commission has adopted a ‘do as I say not as I do’ policy on charity campaigning, the shadow minister for civil society, Anna Turley, told the House of Commons yesterday.
The Charity Commission does not have direct statutory responsibility for safeguarding but expects trustees to give high priority to this issue and publishes detailed guidance on its website. Yvonne Spencer takes us through safeguarding best practice.
Earlier this year, the government released Women on Boards, a report which warned Britain’s largest companies that women had to fill more seats on their boards if they wanted to maintain their competitive edge. Vibeka Mair compares the results with the Charity 100 Index.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
A newspaper has gained access to and published a charity's confidential information, is this legal and can it be prevented?
In 2010 CSV’s Volunteers in Child Protection project won the Overall Award at the Charity Awards. Sue Gwaspari, CSV’s director of part-time volunteering, outlines the impact that winning the Award has had on the organisation and the people it helps.
Winning the Overall Award at the Charity Awards last year has helped CSV to increase by nearly five times the number of families helped by its winning Volunteers in Child Protection programme.
Many of the UK’s biggest public-service-delivery charities are defying the odds in the face of the government’s spending cuts, with many even predicting net growth over the next year or two.
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