13 Nov 2014
Charity Finance editor Andrew Hind has joined a new independent panel of sector leaders who will examine and report on the sector’s independence over the next five years.
The Al Ikhlas Foundation, also known as the Muslim Prisoners Support Group, has been removed from the Register of Charities by the Charity Commission after it appeared to stop operating.
Roger Chester, who is head of finance and administration at LionHeart and also currently chair of CFDG, is proposing to set up a new foundation that will provide charities with independent investment guidance.
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The Charity Commission does not have direct statutory responsibility for safeguarding but expects trustees to give high priority to this issue and publishes detailed guidance on its website. Yvonne Spencer takes us through safeguarding best practice.
The minister for civil society revealed last night that he receives policy advice from NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington in the form of “midnight text messages”.
The Scottish Association for Mental Health has saved Angus Mental Health Association from closure through a merger.
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