21 Apr 2015
Now that Parliament has been dissolved ahead of the general election on 7 May, all charities must make sure that they are following Charity Commission campaigining guidance, and those that are registered as third-party campaigners must begin weekly reporting to the Electoral Commission.
There is no need to change the public benefit test used during charity registration, according to charity lawyers Bates Wells & Braithwaite in its submission to Lord Hodgson's Charities Act review.
Enterprise UK, the education charity that is winding up after losing all its government funding, is seeking a charity with similar objects to take over the assets and operations of its most successful programme.
Ahmad Mohamed Noor, an Islamic Relief Worldwide aid worker, has been shot and killed in Somalia this week.
A mentoring project linking nine charities from London's Olympic boroughs with some of the largest corporate supporters of the Games has announced significant results as it assesses its work ahead of the Games.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
There should be closer engagement between agencies compiling official statistics and voluntary sector organisations that use them, to better understand the needs of the sector, according to a monitoring brief from the UK Statistics Authority.
Only 43 per cent of the public surveyed by nfpSynergy think that they have heard of the Charity Commission, the research consultancy has revealed.
The government has renewed its commitment to provide 0.7 per cent of gross national income on aid from 2013 in the Queen's speech this morning, but a senior figure at aid charity One has warned it must be "enshrined in law" to protect the promise.
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