Caron Bradshaw

Charity leaders warn Cabinet Office that anti-advocacy proposal would be a 'backwards step'

5 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

The government’s proposed anti-advocacy clause risks turning charities into “silent service-providing machines”, the chief executive of Charity Finance Group, Caron Bradshaw has warned.


Charity leaders warn Cabinet Office that anti-advocacy proposal would be a 'backwards step'

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Existing charity model 'will never solve the world's problems' says Pallotta

Charities need to be liberated to enable them to use the tools of commerce if they are to make any dent in the world’s most intractable problems, US fundraiser Dan Pallotta told delegates at Charity Finance Live last month.

Former VSO director to be new CEO of Scope

Richard Hawkes has been appointed the new chief executive of Scope, succeeding Jon Sparkes, who is standing down to become director of workforce development for NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

Charities start talks on public benefit with Charity Commission

St Anselm School, one of three charities that has failed the Charity Commission’s initial public benefit assessments, expects “a game of ping pong” with the Commission over the next nine months.

Tribunal overturns Commission judgement for the first time

The First-tier Tribunal (Charity) has overturned the Charity Commission’s decision to remove Nagendram Seevaratnam from his trustee position at the South London-based temple Sivayogam.

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.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

Trustees' role in public service delivery

It is two and a half years since the Charity Commission published its research report Stand and Deliver and guidance on Charities and Public Service Delivery.

Top 100 Chief Executives Survey

Vibeka Mair reviews the leaders of the UK’s largest charities.

Three charities fail public benefit test

Three out of twelve charities have failed the Charity Commission's initial public benefit assessments - two independent schools and one fee-charging care home.

Leap Confronting Conflict honoured as overall winner

A charity that supports and trains young people to resolve conflicts among their peers involved in gangs and violence has been crowned overall winner of the Charity Awards 2009.

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