10 May 2016
The Charity Commission has adopted a ‘do as I say not as I do’ policy on charity campaigning, the shadow minister for civil society, Anna Turley, told the House of Commons yesterday.
In the current economic climate, fear of debt can be understood. But with the right kind of loan, charities can thrive - and have greater control over their future.
Having decided that an ex gratia payment is needed, how do trustees treat the payment in accounts and the charity's annual report?
Ex gratia payments are payments made by charities where there is no legal requirement to do so.
In a series of three articles, Anne-Marie Piper provides an overview of the governance and other issues relating to charities wishing or needing to trade.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
The Charity Commission's Dave Walker outlines the importance of due diligence measures after an inquiry into a charity which used an intermediary to distribute funds led to its dissolution.
Age UK has started building formal partnerships with independent Age Concerns, but some are refusing to join the new brand, deciding instead to forge a new identity. Kirsty Weakley finds out why.
Two of the three tribunal judges that will hear the case on public benefit of independent schools were themselves privately educated, but do not think that private schools are the “best thing since sliced bread”, lead judge Mr Justice Warren said today.
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