Dan Corry, Dan Corry, chief executive of the think tank, New Philanthropy Capital and member of the Independent Commission

Charities 'risk volunteers deserting' unless they adapt for 'super boomer' generation 2

15 Aug 2014 | Emily Corfe

British charities face desertion by a large part of their voluntary workforce unless they urgently adapt, according to an independent commission. 


Charities 'risk volunteers deserting' unless they adapt for 'super boomer' generation

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Give volunteers council tax discount, Local Government Association says

Half a million people who volunteer in their local community should be given council tax rebates, the Local Government Association has recommended.

Trustees accused of spending charity money on fees for their own services

Two trustees of an organisation intended to channel funds to veterinary charity the PDSA spent part of the money on fees for their own professional services, according to a Charity Commission inquiry report published yesterday.

Charity Commission removes 12 charities from mass ‘double defaulting’ inquiry

The Charity Commission has today concluded that the trustees of 12 charities under investigation for late filing of accounts were responsible for misconduct and in breach of their legal duties.

World Animal Protection paid out more than £230,000 in salary and redundancy costs to one employee

World Animal Protection paid one employee £231,732 last year in “exceptional payment of salary and statutory redundancy costs”, after deciding to close its Colombia office, according to its latest accounts.

One thing we really do need is leadership in the Charity Commission that is truly and transparently independent from the party in power.

» Charity Commission needs new leadership, says Public Accounts Committee

Dove Trust could start paying money back to charities next month

The interim manager of the Dove Trust, the charity responsible for the suspended fundraising platform CharityGiving, has said he is “hopeful” the charities and good causes owed money will start to receive it late next month or early October.

NCVO meets with Muslim charity leaders over bank account closures

Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, will convene a meeting of banks to discuss problems that some Muslim charities face with their accounts.

Commission investigates charity over concerns it was used for private benefit

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into grant-giver the Catalyst Trust over concerns about more than £60,000 of “unexplained transactions” and whether the charity has been used for private benefits.

Prince William to become pilot for air ambulance charity

Prince William is to become a helicopter pilot for East Anglian Air Ambulance, it was announced yesterday.

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