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Save the Children criticised in Times over ties with company with ‘blood on its hands’

2 Aug 2016 | Emily Corfe

Save the Children has been criticised in The Times over its long-running partnership with a company accused of killing almost 100 people in South Korea.


Save the Children criticised in Times over ties with company with ‘blood on its hands’

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Melanie Waters

Help for Heroes has appointed Melanie Waters as its new chief executive, following the resignation of its founder in April.

Charity Commission London HQ

The Charity Commission has announced that it has protected more than £3m of assets at a Christian charity which had to be wound up after evidence was found of “serious mismanagement and misconduct” by its trustees.

Daily Mail revives attack on Citizens Advice phone line charges

The Daily Mail has run a story attacking Citizens Advice because around 19 of the UK’s 316 local Citizens Advice centres are still charging premium rates for telephone advice.

Charity Commission 'seeks clarification' from Royal British Legion over dispute

The Charity Commission has confirmed that it has “engaged” with the Royal British Legion and is seeking clarification over its dispute with its women’s section in light of recent media attention.

Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

Paula Sussex

The Charity Commission will refresh its safeguarding strategy in light of the Goddard Inquiry into historic sexual abuse allegations, its chief executive Paula Sussex announced today.

DCMS launches review of Arts Council England

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has launched a tailored review of Arts Council England to consider whether it should continue to be a quango, as well as its overall effectiveness and governance arrangements.

Shaw Trust

The Shaw Trust has criticised Ofsted following an investigation published earlier this month which described its learning provision as "inadequate".


The national children’s charity, NSPCC, has set up a working group to push for regulatory changes to the provision of ‘zero-rated’ websites by network providers – to enable children to access its ChildLine website without buying data.

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