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Charity Commission should ‘avoid the temptation to look tough’ when it starts disqualifying trustees

24 Aug 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Other infrastructure bodies have joined NCVO in raising concerns about how the Charity Commission might disqualify people from being trustees, in their responses to the regulator's consultation on the power.

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Charity Commission should ‘avoid the temptation to look tough’ when it starts disqualifying trustees

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Commission opens investigation after reports of charity founder claiming olive oil had healing powers

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a charity that spent nothing on charitable activities, but almost £1m on raising money and governance, while claiming that olive oil had healing powers.

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Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, said he was “disappointed” to see Shawcross “underestimating the impact of Brexit”, in a letter to the Financial Times.

Founder blames agency as he closes charity that spent 80 per cent of income on fundraising

Rick Clement, founder and trustee of military charity A Soldier’s Journey, has admited that he was “naïve” in trusting a fundraising agency but denied that he took money from the organisation.

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