13 Sep 2016
The Charity Commission will soon publish new guidance for trustees about when to take or defend legal action.
The 2012 Charity Awards judges have selected Dame Fiona Reynolds as the winner of this year’s Outstanding Leadership Award. Tania Mason met her.
In the face of a united charity sector opposing the government’s cap on tax relief for donations, the Chancellor has backed down. Well done, team, says Celina Ribeiro.
The Charity Commission has today published its inquiry into the National Bullying Helpline, which found that statements to the media by the now-removed charity about bullying at No. 10 Downing Street contravened its confidentiality policies.
Companies House and the Charity Commission are looking at how they can accept the same sets of accounts and common annual returns, in an effort to reduce red tape for charities.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
Alun Michael MP told yesterday's meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Civil Society and Volunteering that there is often a gap between the government's intentions and the outcomes created by its policies.
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.
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.
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