NCVO backs Commission's focus on regulation

NCVO backs Commission's focus on regulation

26 Nov 2014 | David Ainsworth

NCVO supports the Charity Commission’s decision to focus more on regulation, but is cautious about the need for new powers in the Protection of Charities Bill, Sir Stuart Etherington told the committee scrutinising the bill yesterday.


NCVO backs Commission's focus on regulation

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200 charities left in the lurch as Charity Business goes under

Charity Business, the agency that provides outsourced financial back-office services, has ceased trading, leaving around 200 small and medium-sized charities without services and around 20 staff without jobs.

High Court closes children's charity after Charity Commission investigation

The Charity Commission has published an inquiry report into the Needy Children International Foundation, which was forced to wind up last year, after Vince Cable called a trial requesting the High Court to close the charity as a result of the Commission’s investigation.

Jeremy Heywood, cabinet secretary

Cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood has proposed a kitemark to vouch for the effectiveness of social policy schemes.

Debt charity that prays with clients gets licence to expand

The Christian debt counselling charity that was forced to resign its membership of Advice UK after it emerged that it offers to pray with its clients, has secured a new licence that will enable it to expand its work with churches around the country.

Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!

» Charity sector workforce grows by almost 30,000

Michael Thompson

A 69-year-old Lincolnshire man has been sent to prison for two years after being convicted of stealing more than £40,000 from an education charity.

FRSB to name and shame charities not reporting fundraising complaints

The Fundraising Standards Board website will indicate which charities have not shared their complaints data in this year’s annual fundraising complaints survey.

£35m charity launches to help ex-soldiers

The Big Lottery Fund has put £35m behind a new charity which will support and research the lives of military personnel who have left the forces.

Voluntary sector workforce has fallen by 70,000

Employment in the voluntary sector has dropped by 8.7 per cent in the last year, according to the latest Labour Force Survey results.

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