12 Feb 2015
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.
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.
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.
Cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood has proposed a kitemark to vouch for the effectiveness of social policy schemes.
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!
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.
The Fundraising Standards Board website will indicate which charities have not shared their complaints data in this year’s annual fundraising complaints survey.
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.
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