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'Genuine risk' of terrorism in charities but problem overstated, says report

5 Mar 2015 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Terrorism

There is a "genuine risk" of charities being used for terrorist purposes, but that risk has been exaggerated in a way that has caused lasting reputational damage, according to a report published today.

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Stroud Against Cuts march. Image copyright - Matt Archibald

The legal case against NHS Gloucestershire’s plans to transfer primary health services to a community interest company has been settled out of court, with the NHS promising to look again at the options.

London Mayor opens social enterprise support centre

A new headquarters and hub for social enterprise support organisations has officially opened in London this week.

Christian Aid dumps head of fundraising role

Christian Aid has “disestablished” its head of fundraising role as part of a new approach to fundraising which emphasises integration with church groups and campaigning.

Health committee recommends joined-up social care commissioning

The key to securing better outcomes for older people and other vulnerable groups is joined-up services, MPs on the Health Select Committee have said.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Thomas Hughes-Hallett, chief executive, Marie Curie

Thomas Hughes-Hallett is to retire as chief executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care by the end of the year.

OSCR publishes reference guide on protecting charitable status

Scotland’s charity regulator has today published a reference report to help charities understand and address potential issues in meeting the requirements of charitable status.

Stronger focus on social value needed in Scottish commissioning

Social Enterprise Scotland has called for community benefit to be a priority in all of the country’s public procurement.

The sector needs to better support its women, says Rowena Lewis

As the sector dedicated to social justice, why are charities not making better progress at smashing the glass ceiling? Rowena Lewis says leadership is needed.

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