Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile investigations by Barnardo's and Action for Children find 'no evidence' of wrongdoing

27 Feb 2015 | Emily Corfe

Children's charities Barnardo's and Action for Children have released reports saying there is "no evidence" that TV star Jimmy Savile was given unsupervised access to children in their care.


Jimmy Savile investigations by Barnardo's and Action for Children find 'no evidence' of wrongdoing

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Nearly a third of Yorkshire and Humber charities are spending reserves

Three in ten charities in Yorkshire and the Humber are dipping into their reserves to fund day-to-day service provision – and nearly one in six have no reserves at all.

Commission seeks views on charity property

The Charity Commission is collaborating with the Ethical Property Foundation on a survey about charities’ property experiences.

Government outlines priorities for supporting charities

The government has announced plans to improve the technological capability of the charity sector, and new initiatives to support volunteer infrastructure.

William Shawcross

Journalist and writer William Shawcross has been named by the Cabinet Office as the preferred candidate to lead the Charity Commission board as chairman.

It seems to be a rather British trait that we often don't tell people how much we value and appreciate them until after they've died - I'm so glad that I had the opportunity to celebrate Dan's successes with him at the 200th anniversary celebrations and that he was properly acknowledged by all at the Charity Awards 2014. RIP Dan - you'll be missed.

» Daniel Phelan: Publisher, editor, social entrepreneur, intellectual

Behaviour is key to successful governance, survey finds

A survey of the 500 largest charities has revealed that their governance would be improved by focusing on their leaders’ behaviour, rather than structures and processes.

Dame Mary Marsh is chair of the Philanthropy Committee, a sub-committee of the Main Honours Committee

A Public Administration Select Committee inquiry into the 850-year-old honours system has concluded that too many people are rewarded for "doing their day job" and more people undertaking voluntary work in their communities should be honoured.

Campaign to preserve sector archives prepares for launch

A campaign to preserve archives relating to the voluntary sector is to launch officially at the House of Lords in October, with an event that will present the business case for the idea and garner support from invited guests.

Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks

The editor of the charity newsletter that prompted the UK’s Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks to resign as patron of the charity, has admitted that her way of selecting content for inclusion in the newsletter has been too “amateur and random”.

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