18 Sep 2014
The charities and good causes owed money by the Dove Trust, owner of the suspended fundraising website CharityGiving, are due to start receiving payments in September, after a High Court ruling on how the charity must pay out the funds owed.
The Al Ikhlas Foundation, also known as the Muslim Prisoners Support Group, has been removed from the Register of Charities by the Charity Commission after it appeared to stop operating.
Roger Chester, who is head of finance and administration at LionHeart and also currently chair of CFDG, is proposing to set up a new foundation that will provide charities with independent investment guidance.
A trustee of a charity who is also a head-hunter is aware that a key player in the charity's latest programme is seeking new employment elsewhere. What should they do?
The Charity Commission does not have direct statutory responsibility for safeguarding but expects trustees to give high priority to this issue and publishes detailed guidance on its website. Yvonne Spencer takes us through safeguarding best practice.
My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.
Some charities are not consulting their boards before entering into consortia, Charity Commission research will shortly reveal.
The Scottish Association for Mental Health has saved Angus Mental Health Association from closure through a merger.
Earlier this year, the government released Women on Boards, a report which warned Britain’s largest companies that women had to fill more seats on their boards if they wanted to maintain their competitive edge. Vibeka Mair compares the results with the Charity 100 Index.
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