29 Oct 2013
The Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations has criticised the Scottish regulator, OSCR, for stepping “outside its regulatory remit” in draft guidance produced for charities on the Scottish independence referendum.
The government paved the way for more cross-border donating today as it announced in its 2010 Budget report that UK charity tax reliefs will be extended to charities and amateur sports clubs in Europe, Norway and Iceland.
The Charity Commission has been ordered to pay initial legal costs of £50,000 to Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) after losing its case in the High Court last week.
The Pituitary Foundation faces an arduous fight against a former member who is calling for a governance overhaul after alleged data protection breaches and mistreatment claims.
These enormous sums, apparent lack of process or control, the impression of pals lining each others' pockets, and dissemblance (at best) combine to look more than scandalous.
Charity Commission chair Dame Suzi Leather has warned that the optimism that has been displayed by charities that responded to the regulator’s latest survey may be “misplaced”, given the scale of the public spending cuts to come.
Fifteen years after starting to volunteer at Bolton Lads and Girls Club, Karen Edwards has been appointed as the youth group’s chief executive.
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