10 May 2016
The Charity Commission has adopted a ‘do as I say not as I do’ policy on charity campaigning, the shadow minister for civil society, Anna Turley, told the House of Commons yesterday.
Capacitybuilders, the Commission for the Compact and the Office for Civil Society Advisory Body will all be scrapped, the government confirmed today.
Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) is to appeal to the Charity Tribunal once again over the Charity Commission’s refusal to allow it to prevent same-sex couples from using its adoption services.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
The High Court has transferred the Independent Schools Council’s challenge to the Charity Commission’s interpretation of the law on public benefit, to the Charity Tribunal, to be heard alongside the Attorney-General’s reference on the matter.
The Big Society Network has cancelled a series of town hall meetings after the first event was dominated by anger over spending cuts.
Druidry has become officially recognised as a religion after the Charity Commission finally agreed to grant charitable status to the Druid Network.
Face-to-face fundraising is sick of being “constantly stabbed in the back” by members of the fundraising community and needs charities to stand up for it, Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s chief Mick Aldridge said today in a stinging attack on the sector’s reticence to defend the practice.
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