CFG board was in the dark about reserves drop

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27 Oct 2014 | Tania Mason

CFG's trustees did not become aware that its reserves had plunged by nearly three-quarters until two months after the end of the financial year, Civil Society News has learned.


CFG board was in the dark about reserves drop

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John Low, CEO of CAF

The Charities Aid Foundation, in partnership with Plan UK trustee Leon Ward, has launched the Young Trustee Survey to investigate the experiences of young trustees in the UK.

 British Red Cross appoints Mike Adamson as chief executive

Mike Adamson, the acting chief executive of the British Red Cross since the resignation of Sir Nicholas Young, has been appointed to the position on a permanent basis.

People's Health Trust

The grantmaking community health charity, People’s Health Trust, announced today it will build a living wage requirement into all future funding applications.

Full Fact gets charity status after being rejected twice

An independent fact-checking organisation has been registered as a charity after its application was first denied in 2010 for not being "exclusively charitable".

Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!

» Charity sector workforce grows by almost 30,000

Nick Hurd

Former minister for civil society Nick Hurd is among 12 MPs and peers appointed to a committee to examine and report on the new draft Protection of Charities Bill.


The expansion of contracted voluntary sector delivery of public services has reduced volunteer involvement in charitable provision and limited the tasks that volunteers carry out to the routine and mundane, according to a new report.

Umbrella bodies call for public service reform announcements in Autumn Statement

A coalition of infrastructure bodies led by NCVO have written to George Osborne in advance of his Autumn Statement in December, outlining key issues they feel the government should address.

Third Dove Trust appeal filed with Charity Tribunal

Bryan Gunn, trustee of the Dove Trust, has filed a third appeal with the Charity Tribunal as it considers whether to strike out the existing cases.

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