15 May 2014
Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.
The Charity Commission has concluded its report into Broad View Care Ltd after its second statutory investigation which revealed the charity had loaned over £173,000 to its director of nursing to buy a house.
Three large animal charities have voiced their dismay over a Court of Appeal judgment that allows a disinherited daughter to challenge her deceased mother’s decision to leave her entire £500,000 estate to the charities.
Minister for civil society Nick Hurd has announced that academies, foundation and voluntary schools and sixth-form colleges will have their exempt status reconferred, subject to parliamentary approval.
Locality is planning to set up an Institute for Community Organising as part of the £15m community organisers programme it is running on behalf of the government.
Tory MPs hate the voluntary sector because they cannot control it or subvert it as an alternative and independent source of thinking and action on social issues.
Speakers at yesterday’s ‘Reality check for Big Society’ event did not provide ringing endorsements that the government’s policy agenda would create a more equal and fair society.
Rosie Chapman, executive director of policy and effectiveness at the Charity Commission, has elected to take advantage of its voluntary exit programme and will leave the regulator at the end of May.
Thirteen Age Concerns have decided not to join the Age UK brand, and instead partner with Advant-Age, a new trading company set up by four Age Concerns.
Franklin Mint’s counter-lawsuit against the Diana Fund in 2003 personally named all the trustees and was for a sum of “well over a hundred million dollars”, Andrew Hind revealed in his opening plenary at the Trustee Exchange conference today.
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