18 Sep 2014
The charities and good causes owed money by the Dove Trust, owner of the suspended fundraising website CharityGiving, are due to start receiving payments in September, after a High Court ruling on how the charity must pay out the funds owed.
Does the charity sector need quite so many bodies representing and regulating its activities? Paul Amadi thinks not.
Martin Brookes will leave his role as chief executive of New Philanthropy Capital in September, to return to the financial services sector.
Robert Ashton unpicks the true meaning of diverse, service user-led social-enterprise organisations.
Jonathan Lewis will step down from his chief executive role at the Social Investment Business and its parent charity the Adventure Capital Fund to take up a new job in July.
My feelings about Mr Hurd precisely, and thank you, Gareth Thomas, for hanging onto this like a terrier with a weasel. The money needs to be paid back and heads should roll.
Over half of Scottish charities intend to submit their accounts online with the Office of the Scottish Regulator when the service becomes available in the autumn, while a minority (18 per cent) have indicated they will not.
The Charity Commission has concluded a five-year investigation into the Association for Reaching and Instructing Children in Africa, which had failed to improve financial controls, including the signing of blank cheques, despite instructions from the Commission.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has found two charities in breach of the Data Protection Act after the charities’ unencrypted laptops containing sensitive information were stolen.
The Charity Commission must not be put off from trying to create a standard format by which charities can report their spending by the complexity of the task, a charity chief executive told the Commission’s chair and CEO last week.
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