7 Jul 2015
The Independent Schools Council was the real winner of the Upper Tribunal hearing into public benefit of private schools, no matter how others might spin it, says Tania Mason.
The Upper Tribunal’s judgment in the public benefit case should not be seen as a victory for the Independent Schools Council, some sector commentators have said.
The Independent Schools Council has voiced its “delight” at today’s ruling by the Upper Tribunal on its judicial review of the Charity Commission’s public benefit guidance.
Independent schools should not lose their charitable status if they do not meet the Charity Commission’s expectations on public benefit, the courts have decided.
A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.
Two more influential membership organisations have lined up to condemn the execution of the Work Programme, heaping yet more pressure on the Work and Pensions minister responsible for the scheme.
Further details have emerged about the links between senior figures in the Conservative Party and dissolved charity Atlantic Bridge.
The implementation of the new legal form Charitable Incorporated Organisation is not now expected until the first quarter of next year.
There's been highs, there's been lows, but increasingly, the Big Society is receiving negative coverage, and there's even hints that the Conservatives are giving up on David Cameron's flagship programme. civilsociety.co.uk takes you through the Big Society story so far, and invites you to share your thoughts...
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