Charity Commission releases 2016 annual return
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Charity Commission releases 2016 annual return

29 Jun 2016 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission has now made available its latest annual return for charities to fill in.

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Charity Commission releases 2016 annual return

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Slight decrease in trust of charities in Scotland, OSCR finds

The level of trust in charities in Scotland has fallen slightly following negative media reports, according to reports published this week by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Charities face a 'widespread demonisation' warns civil society alliance Civicus

There has been a “widespread demonization” of civil society in recent years, and last year was a “dismal one for civil society around the world”, according to a report by international civil society alliance Civicus.

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Charities must not ignore the public’s concerns over senior pay or overheads, the regulator's director of policy and communications said this morning.

Public trust in charities at an all-time low, reveals Charity Commission research

There has been a “significant” decrease in the public’s trust and confidence in charities, and the sector is now less trusted than the ordinary man in the street, according to a report published today by the Charity Commission.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

Who’s moving: All the latest movers from the charity sector

Justice Mission UK, The Printing Charity and more announce their latest appointments.

Shadow minister for civil society resigns

Anna Turley, the shadow minister for civil society, has resigned this morning.

Uncertainty following Brexit vote 'could damage charities'

Sector representatives have today sought reassurances from government about the likely impact on UK charities of leaving the European Union.

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The Charity Commission said it is “assessing concerns” about a UK subsidiary of an Irish charity that is currently being investigated by the Irish police.

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