5 Oct 2016
Alice Sharman and Kirsty Weakley went to Liverpool earlier this week for the Labour Party Conference. Here’s a summary of what happened.
ShelterBox founder and former CEO, Tom Henderson, has lost his appeal against allegations that led to his dismissal from the charity, but insists he will continue to contest them.
Conservative peer Baroness Berridge used a Lords debate on the role of religion in UK society yesterday to defend the Charity Commission’s decision to refuse charitable status to the Exclusive Brethren.
The Pagan Federation is taking the Charity Commission to the Charity Tribunal after the regulator denied it charitable status.
Action on Hearing Loss finished its last financial year with an operating deficit of £2.1m, £600,000 worse than it had budgeted for.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
Next week’s planned launch event for a report that makes the case for investigative journalism to be accorded charitable status has been postponed in the wake of widespread condemnation of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s role in the Newsnight debacle.
Nick Hurd was forced to defend the Charity Commission yesterday following a barrage of criticism from MPs in relation to its handling of religious organisations in the registration process.
The Charity Commission has finally published its inquiry report into the Cancer Care Foundation following a statutory inquiry which lasted more than ten years and cost just under £500,000 in interim manager’s fees.
Fewer people are giving to charity and those that do are giving less, resulting in a £2.3bn real terms fall in total donations in the last year, according to the latest barometer of individual philanthropy in the UK.
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