Commission opens consultation into use of official warning power
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Commission opens consultation into use of official warning power

1 Jul 2016 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission is looking for responses to its proposals of how it will use its new power of issuing an official warning to charities and trustees.

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Scottish applications for charitable status rose by 7 per cent, OSCR accounts reveal

The total number of registered charities in Scotland has risen by 7 per cent to 24,055, according to the Office of Scottish Charity Regulator’s annual report for the year ending March 2016.

Charity Commission investigates 72 RAF mess charities

The Charity Commission has launched an investigation into 72 Royal Air Force mess charities, following the theft of more than £72,000 by an employee.

Charity Commission releases 2016 annual return

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

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 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

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.

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

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

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