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Brooks Newmark announced as next minister for civil society

15 Jul 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

David Cameron has announced that Brooks Newmark will be the next minister for civil society.

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Public trust in charities remains high, says Charity Commission report

Trust in charities remains high, but the public have concerns over charity administration costs and fundraising methods, according to research conducted on behalf of the Charity Commission.

Charities launch campaign to change the care of vulnerable children

A group of children's organisations led by Kids Company have launched a campaign to call for reform in the care of vulnerable children.

Lord Lawson charity to launch campaigning arm after breaching guidelines

A climate change-sceptic charity is to launch a campaigning arm as a result of ongoing discussions with the Charity Commission over its charitable activities.

Melton Hall, Norfolk, was the venue for the charity's work

A charity accused of being used to help a trustee avoid paying business rates has been removed from the Register of Charities by the regulator.

This was not a 'calculated risk', it was a BIG mess, BIG waste of money, BIG incompetence. £1m spent in 6 months and nothing to show for it.

» BIG withdraws £1m grant to Big Society Network charity

IoF and ILM merger on hold as ILM chief executive steps down

The Institute of Legacy Management and Institute of Fundraising have put merger plans on hold, after the ILM’s chief executive decided to step down for health reasons.

Macmillan holds onto top spot in charity brand index mid-year ranking

Macmillan Cancer Support has topped the mid-year rankings for YouGov’s charity brand index, which measures people’s perceptions of charities throughout the year, but the ‘buzz’ scores for the top four charities are slightly lower than their average for 2013.

Few charities will be caught by Lobbying Act, says Commission head responsible for campaigning

The Charity Commission’s head of policy engagement and foresight has said she doesn’t expect many charities to have to register with the Electoral Commission as a third-party campaigner ahead of next year’s general election, but that charities should still check.

Charity Commission agrees 34 more staff redundancies

The Charity Commission has agreed 34 staff redundancies since December 2013, taking total redundancies in the last three years to 163, according to accounts published yesterday.

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