5 Jul 2016
There has been a “significant” decrease in the public’s trust and confidence in charities, and the sector is now less trusted than the ordinary man in the street, according to a report published today by the Charity Commission.
Over 100 charity sub-contractors have joined the National Council for Voluntary Organisations special interest group to submit concerns over the viability of the Work Programme to employment minister Chris Grayling.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has today announced the full team he hopes will support him to win the next election, including Harrow West MP Gareth Thomas as the new shadow minister for civil society.
A charity founded by Conservative MP Liam Fox and run by Adam Werrity, who are currently at the centre of a political storm about the extent of Werrity’s involvement with the Ministry of Defence, has been removed from the Charity Commission’s register.
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The Charity Commission has reversed its original decision to allow the charity that looks after Arundells, the £6m home of former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath, to sell the property.
The Charity Commission has insisted it will continue to prioritise the most serious risk to the sector and its reputation, despite its funding constraints.
Mike Weaver, the ex-treasurer at Citizens Advice, has admitted that he resigned after just two months because he did not agree with the way the charity treats its pension liability in its accounts.
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