15 May 2014
Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.
Lord Glasman has slammed the government’s decision to award a £15m community organising contract to Locality, calling it a “paternalist” approach which is out of step with the principles of community organising.
There needs to be a debate on the state of charity governance, according to Peter Kyle, acting chief executive of Acevo.
A panel of charity experts has expressed misgivings with the Big Society agenda, but they still urges the civil society sector to engage with David Cameron’s flagship policy. Vibeka Mair reports on the debate.
Think tanks should be required by law to list all their donors and the amount of their donations, every year. We would probably find that, indirectly, they are as heavily funded by government as charities but with a lot less value to society.
The lawyer who is defending the Charity Commission against the Independent Schools Council’s challenge to its public benefit guidance yesterday found himself explaining to the tribunal judges how it is that such schools can be charities at all.
Gareth Jones hears Sam Younger suggest again that changes to the way charities are classified may be necessary.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Scottish Association for Mental Health have opened a new charity hub in the heart of Scotland's largest city.
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