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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.

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Scouts appoint first commercial director

The UK Scout Association has appointed Mark Hislop to the new role of commercial director.

Charity closes following CCNI investigation into private benefit

A medical charity in Northern Ireland has closed after an investigation by the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland found that the charity was providing a private benefit.

Lynne Berry

The new breast cancer charity formed from the merger of Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Breast Cancer Campaign will launch on 1 April with former RVS chief executive Lynne Berry as its new chair, the two charities said today.

Charities with government contracts to reveal more information under new transparency principles

Voluntary sector organisations which contract with government are likely to have to reveal more information about their activities under new rules announced today by Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Save the Children UK chief executive says 'sorry' for giving Tony Blair humanitarian award

Justin Forsyth, chief executive of Save the Children UK, apologised to people upset by an award given to Tony Blair and said that the uproar had caused an “unnecessary distraction” from the charity’s humanitarian work.

National Trust launches ten-year strategy with £1bn commitment to improving its properties

The National Trust has launched a ten-year strategy in which it promises to spend £1bn on conservation and repairs, and names climate change as the single biggest threat to the places the Trust looks after.

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There is a "genuine risk" of charities being used for terrorist purposes, but that risk has been exaggerated in a way that has caused lasting reputational damage, according to a report published today.

Charity Commission releases new online annual returns form

The Charity Commission has released its updated annual return, which includes new questions on the amount of income from government and whether the charity has a policy on staff pay.

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