13 Nov 2014
The Charity Commission will receive £9m of extra funding over the next three years, as well as new powers to bar trustees and shut down charities, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.
Former CBI director-general Sir Richard Lambert has been chosen to chair the Big Society Trust, the holding company charged with ensuring that Big Society Capital stays true to its mission.
Music and youth charity Rhythmix has raised £1,000 from the public in just 24-hours to help it fund £8,000 in legal fees incurred as a result of a near three-week battle with the TV show X Factor over the trademark of its name.
The Charity Commission has urged charities to invest in their trustees as its latest survey reveals that 40 per cent of applicants to the charity register offer no training or support to their board members.
The funding crisis means that now, fundraising is everybody's business, says Jo Swinhoe. Fundraisers need to encourage themselves, and others in their organisations, to start talking about the good they do.
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.
The chief executive of music charity Rhythmix has slammed the X Factor for continuing to apply for a European trademark of its name, despite bowing to public pressure and changing the name of a girl band on its show that had been using the moniker.
Conservative peer Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts has been chosen to lead the government’s review of the Charities Act 2006.
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