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Terrence Higgins Trust loses tribunal case against former chief executive 4

28 Jul 2016 | Emily Corfe

Sexual health charity, the Terrence Higgins Trust has lost a tribunal against its former chief executive, who accused the charity of unfairly dismissing her and launching a campaign of bullying.


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Who’s moving: New appointments at RNIB, MS Society, The Mental Health Foundation and more

Our weekly round-up of all the latest movers in the charity sector.

Charity Commission to publish guidance on taking legal action

The Charity Commission will soon publish new guidance for trustees about when to take or defend legal action. 

Julia Unwin

A group of charitable funders including the Baring Foundation, Barrow Cadbury Trust  and Lankelly Chase have provided support to an independent inquiry into the future of civil society.


A charity under the control of a "cult-like organisation" led by a Danish fugitive has received "tens of millions of pounds" of funding from the Department for International Development and Unicef, according to a BBC report.

To encourage the sector’s HR Directors to offer opportunities to younger people is not in any way undervaluing the importance and significance of older workers.

» Reduce the age of your workforce to get more fresh ideas, NCVO conference told

RNIB announces acting chief executive appointment to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander

The Royal National Institute of Blind People has appointed Sally Harvey as acting chief executive officer with effect from October, to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander who will be retiring from the organisation.

Who’s Moving: New appointments at BBC Children in Need, Help for Heroes, SSAFA and more

Our weekly round-up of all the latest movers in the charity sector.

Charities should be required to report on their impact, says NPC

The Charity Commission should require charities to report on their impact through the Statement of Recommended Practice, and amend guidance on paying trustees, a paper from New Philanthropy Capital has said.

Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has published new litigation guidance for trustees, including a 16-point checklist with key actions for trustees to take before considering legal action.

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RSPCA ranked fourth in global charity social media brand index

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A new social media index has said that the RSPCA has the fourth best digital charity brand globally, with...

Charity Commission retracts story which indicated it would no longer publish all accounts

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The Charity Commission has published a news story announcing it will no longer display documents received...

New versions of free online impact measurement tools launched for charities

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The Inspiring Impact programme, a free digital impact measurement service managed by New Philanthropy...

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