29 Sep 2016
Eduserv, a charity that provides IT services to the public sector, agreed to pay its retiring chief executive a settlement totalling £138,303 without the knowledge of the full board, documents seen by Civil Society News show.
Dame Mary Marsh has been appointed by the minister for civil society to lead a review into leadership and skills in the voluntary sector.
Sightsavers International plans to be “honest beyond what is necessary” and publish its balanced scorecard on its website for the world to see, according to its chief executive.
The Charity Commission will organise a seminar to consider the issues around investigative journalism as a potential charitable activity, its chief executive promised yesterday.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
The prospect of a grading system for charities’ administrative costs has resurfaced in Joe Saxton’s newly-published strategic plan for building public trust and confidence in the sector.
Joe Saxton plans to use this afternoon’s public meeting of the Charity Commission to unveil a new strategy for boosting public trust and confidence in charities, as he says the Charity Commission itself does not appear to have one.
Excepted charities which were hurrying to register with the Charity Commission by the looming deadline of 1 October, have now been given an extra 18 months to do so.
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