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Three Kids Company directors quit over 'conditions of extreme stress'

9 Mar 2015 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Funding

Three directors of children's charity Kids Company have resigned in the last two months, allegedly over doubts about the charity’s future.


Three Kids Company directors quit over 'conditions of extreme stress'

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Charities cannot use DCLG grants to lobby government, says Pickles

Charities and other organisations will not be allowed to use Department for Communities and Local Government grants to lobby Parliament, government or political parties, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles said last week.

Joanna Lumley

Actress Joanna Lumley and former Labour leader Lord Kinnock are among 190 prominent individuals who have publicly defended the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust following scrutiny over grants it made to the advocacy group Cage.

Kiltwalk chief executive quits to 'restore confidence' in the charity

The founder and chief executive of children’s charity Kiltwalk, Carey McEvoy has resigned and the board revealed it was restructuring the charity to cut costs.

Eleven per cent of Charity Commission inquiries are opened into religious charities

Twenty-three of the 201 statutory inquiries opened into charities in the year to March 2014 focused on religious organisations, Paula Sussex, chief executive of the Charity Commission, has said.

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Charity removed from register after Commission found it was run for private benefit

The Charity Commission has removed a charity from its register following an operational compliance case that found a group of people had taken over the charity's operations for their own benefit.

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Companies limited by guarantee will not be able to apply to become charitable incorporated organisations until after the General Election, the government has confirmed.

Political parties and charity bodies condemn Eric Pickles' 'sock puppet' comments

Labour and Liberal Democrat MPs yesterday denounced Eric Pickles’ assertion that charities would be stripped of grants if they campaigned against government, and said they would reverse such measures if they held power after the election.

Macmillan Cancer Support appoints new chief executive

Lynda Thomas has been officially appointed as the chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, having served in an interim capacity in the role since November of 2014.

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