26 Nov 2014
NCVO supports the Charity Commission’s decision to focus more on regulation, but is cautious about the need for new powers in the Protection of Charities Bill, Sir Stuart Etherington told the committee scrutinising the bill yesterday.
Following a seven-month tussle between the union and management, Centrepoint staff have agreed to a new pay and restructure offer and called off planned strikes.
The point of law that the Charity Tribunal is clarifying this week in a four-day hearing on benevolent funds, involving at least eight barristers and several more solicitors, is a hypothetical question, counsel for the Attorney General has admitted.
The Association of Charitable Organisations has criticised the Charity Commission for forcing its members to waste time and money on the Charity Tribunal case being heard in London this week.
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!
Educational research charity Futurelab Education is to become part of the National Foundation for Educational Research.
The Charity Commission has defended itself against a stinging attack on its performance and leadership in Saturday’s Times newspaper.
The High Court in London has closed down three companies and launched a further investigation into staff for their involvement in a charity collection scam which claimed to raise money for local air ambulances.
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