12 Feb 2015
Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, has reappointed William Shawcross as chair of Charity Commission for a second three-year term.
Charities should not be included in the proposed register of lobbyists, says Rosamund McCarthy, a partner at Bates Wells & Braithwaite.
The Charity Tribunal’s decision earlier this week on the public benefit of benevolent funds could mean that a number of organisations that had applied for charitable status but were told they may not be charitable, may now have their applications reviewed.
The Prince’s Trust has announced the creation of 100 new jobs for young unemployed people who will then assist a further 100,000 young people in finding work.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, has said credit ratings agencies should be not-for-profits by law, and has called for more charity sector leaders to sit on PLC boards.
After nearly 100 years, St Dunstan's has launched a new brand and name change to Blind Veterans UK, with the help of civil society branding strategists Spencer du Bois.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change has asked the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision on solar tariffs.
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