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Scope cleared of wrongdoing over care home closures

3 Sep 2015 | Emily Corfe

Disability charity Scope has been cleared of wrongdoing over its programme of care home closures, the Charity Commission announced today.

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Fiona Reynolds

The tighter funding environment and heightened public scrutiny of the sector have combined with the normal tensions between government and the sector to create a "perfect storm" for charities, Dame Fiona Reynolds said last night.

CCNI

The Department for Social Development in Northern Ireland has opened a consultation that could lead to charities having to file accounts with the regulator from next January.

Charity sector workforce grows by almost 45,000

The charity sector workforce has grown by almost 45,000 over the course of a year, according to the latest accounts and annual returns filed with the Charity Commission in the year to June 2015.

Baaf

The recent closure of the British Association for Adopting and Fostering was down to a £650,000 overspend as a result of a Department for Education contract, former staff have claimed.

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

Margaret Harrison

Margaret Harrison, founder of the family support charity Home-Start, passed away on Sunday 16 August.

Halo Trust

Two trustees at the Halo Trust were paid a combined total of £120,000 to review the charity’s structural, remuneration and governance arrangements following the suspension and eventual resignation of its founder and chief executive.

Acevo’s membership increases for the first time in six years

The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations has reported that its membership is up 4 per cent, while its income has continued to gradually decline.

Frances O’Grady and Megan Dunn

The National Union of Students and Trades Union Congress have signed a partnership to run joint trade union and student movement campaigns over the coming year.

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Facebook adds 'Donate Now' button

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Equality charity Stonewall has today revealed its new website and has added the tagline “acceptance...

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The Royal British Legion has launched a new mobile-compatible website which it says will “encourage...

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