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Concern Worldwide apologises for charging donors 100 times as much as they agreed

4 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

Poverty relief charity Concern Worldwide has issued an apology for taking hundreds of pounds extra from the bank accounts of 25,000 regular donors.

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Concern Worldwide apologises for charging donors 100 times as much as they agreed

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Charities serving London increase by over 14 per cent during Boris Johnson’s time as mayor

The number of charities serving London increased by 14.7 per cent during Boris Johnson’s time as mayor of the city, according to new data published by charity think tank NPC.

Who’s Moving: All the latest movers in the charity sector

Virgin Money Foundation, Stonewall, Cancer Research UK and more announce their latest appointments.

CHARity Commission

The Charity Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into Islamic charity, Peacetrail, and restricted the financial transactions it can make, after it was unable to show what it had done with any money it had raised.

Charity founder banned; Unite calls for charity worker to be reinstated; CRUK defends boxing fundraisers

Our regular round-up of the top stories about charities in the mainstream media. 

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

Anna Turley

The Charity Commission has adopted a ‘do as I say not as I do’ policy on charity campaigning, the shadow minister for civil society, Anna Turley, told the House of Commons yesterday.

Asheem Singh

Chief executives’ body Acevo has called on the Cabinet Office and the Charity Commission to change the regulator’s governance set-up, saying the current board has "taken it to the point of not being able to do its primary job".

Gareth Morgan

Current government proposals will prevent many charities from converting to charitable incorporated organisations for nine months of every year, a leading charity academic has warned.

Sarah Pinch, Pinch Point Communications

Each charity should have a plan to protect its reputation and keep itself off the front page of the national newspapers, a communications expert told Trustee Exchange last week.

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