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Lawyers call for animal charity to have greater crime-fighting powers

29 Aug 2014 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Law

Lawyers in Scotland have called for a Scottish animal charity to be granted greater powers to investigate wildlife crime.

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Canal & River Trust

The new charity set up to manage waterways in England and Wales will be called the Canal and River Trust.

Dame Anne Owers

The panel appointed to review the state of the voluntary sector’s independence has brushed off criticism that it is not up to the job because it is not sufficiently independent itself.

OSCR will raise its profile to inspire confidence in Scottish charity sector

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator is considering employing public relations experts to raise its own profile in a bid to improve public trust and confidence in the sector, it has advised.

Music charity seeks legal advice on X Factor group with same name

Music charity Rhythmix is seeking legal counsel as a new girl band competing on ITV reality TV show The X Factor is using the same name.

I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.

» Bring unicorns back to our world: the problem with outcomes

Downing Street opens doors to youth project somewhereto_

Olympic legacy project somewhereto_ , which gives 16 to 25-year-olds access to unused spaces in order to explore their talents, has gained Prime Ministerial support, being given the keys to 10 Downing Street to record a promotional film.

National Coalition of Independent Action

The sector independence inquiry launched by the Baring Foundation is deeply flawed and will be a wasted opportunity unless its terms and methodology are completely revised, according to one of the responses to the inquiry consultation.

OSCR fights FOI request to release letters of complaints about charity

OSCR has successfully challenged a Freedom of Information request from Dunnet Head Education Trust to see letters from people complaining about its plans to reorganise the charity.

EU Council concludes volunteering cannot replace state responsibilities

The Council of the European Union has released a report into the role of voluntary activities in social policy, concluding that “volunteering activities can not replace the overall responsibility of the state to ensure and provide economic, social and cultural rights”.

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