10 Mar 2014
The fallout from the BBC Panorama investigation into Comic Relief's investments has highlighted the ongoing confusion in the sector over the Charity Commission's CC14 guidance.
The Charity Commission is to investigate prison counselling charity Forensic Therapies after an employment tribunal ruled it had unfairly dismissed an employee after she raised allegations of misappropriated funds.
Youth Action Network looks set to be the first casualty of the Office for Civil Society’s cuts to its strategic partner programme.
The Charities Aid Foundation has appointed Colin Walton as head of charities, in charge of charity/client relationships and business development.
Former Barclays Group chief executive John Varley, who led the secretive Project Merlin campaign to transform the banking sector's image after the financial crisis, has been appointed as Marie Curie Cancer Care's chairman.
The Charity Commission may be under-resourced and timid as a result of past failures, but the answer is not a bad decision based on the false premise that tax status is all that is important to charitable status.
St John Ambulance and its parent charity the Priory of the Order of St John are in the midst of a governance overhaul that will see new boards appointed to both organisations.
Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, was forced to justify paying staff members salaries of over £80,000 while expecting to make around 30 people redundant, at a Public Administration Select Committee meeting this week.
Our aspirations for the performance of boards in the not-for-profit sector must equal or surpass the calibre of boards in any other sector, says Judith Davey.
Charities’ spend on advertising and campaigning compared with levels of service delivery to beneficiaries has come under sharp scrutiny by the Public Administration Select Committee.
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