13 Nov 2014
X Factor mogul Simon Cowell has temporarily abandoned his “Mr Nasty” tag and agreed to donate a reported £20,000 to Rhythmix, a charity which had been battling the producers of X Factor over the trademark of its name.
The government's ambition to create a ‘Big Society’ is to be put under scrutiny with the launch of an audit into how effective its policies have been.
Remuneration of trustees and potential alternatives to the Charity Tribunal are just two areas that the NCVO’s Charity Law Advisory Group will examine as part of its review of the Charities Act 2006.
Don't bring the public into this Brooks. Our research shows again and again that the public don't have a problem with charities' campaigning. Indeed campaigning is bottom of the public's list of concerns not top.
Studies by New Philanthropy Capital and the Third Sector Research Centre have shown that impact reporting can raise the profile of voluntary organisations, including with the government.
Rosie Chapman provides a whistle-stop tour of the terms of reference of the NCVO's review of the Charities Act 2006.
As head of finance at a large grantmaker, Jackie Turpin congratulates the Charity Commission on powerful new investment guidance that should encourage trustees to think outside the box.
James Caan, entrepreneur and ex-Dragon's Den investor, says ego and emotion get in the way of achieving scale in the charity sector, and has urged more charities to merge, saying the sector is ripe for consolidation.
Attending our one day courses is a highly effective way of ensuring new and existing trustees fully understand their role, responsibilities and liabilities.