‘Problems at Kids Company were inevitable’, says Bubb

‘Problems at Kids Company were inevitable’, says Bubb 8

11 Aug 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

The chief executive of Acevo has warned that the media needs to be “less hypocritical” in its coverage of charities following the collapse of Kids Company.


‘Problems at Kids Company were inevitable’, says Bubb

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Chief executive of SCVO calls on William Shawcross to resign

William Shawcross, the chair of the Charity Commission, should resign because his views and prejudices bring his office into disrepute, the chief executive of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has said.

Commission investigates two charities over 'significant discrepancies' in income

The Charity Commission is investigating two Harrow-based charities for “significant discrepancies” in the charities' incomes and financial management.

Consultation on future of voluntary sector in health and social care

Two consultations which will help determine the future of the involvement of the voluntary sector in health and social care have been published today.

Chris Askew

Diabetes UK has today announced that Chris Askew has been appointed as the organisation’s new chief executive.

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

Muslim charities investigated by Commission half as often as Christian ones

Last year the Charity Commission opened cases and inquiries into 379 religious charities, of which 153 were Christian and 85 were Muslim, according to figures published today.

Which organisations had the most access to civil society ministers?

The Cabinet Office publishes regular data showing who meets with the minister for civil society and his colleagues. David Ainsworth and Aoife Anderson examine the figures.

St Paul's School

A Charity Commission investigation into St Paul's School, a charitable boys school facing historic sex abuse allegations, identified “weaknesses” in safeguarding policy, but also found general good practice.

Martin Blackwell

The Charity Retail Association has confirmed that chief executive Martin Blackwell left the organisation last month with immediate effect “for personal reasons”.

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