Cyrenians Cymru

Staff continue to work without pay for six weeks as homelessness charity enters administration

27 Jan 2015 | Emily Corfe
Tags: Fraud

Swansea charity Cyrenians Cymru formally entered administration yesterday as it is revealed that staff have continued to work without pay for almost six weeks.


Staff continue to work without pay for six weeks as homelessness charity enters administration

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Red Kite Learning Annual Review

Red Kite Learning, a 25-year-old London-based education and employment charity, is closing at the end of July because it says government policies such as the Work Programme has made its future untenable.

Charity groups to review face-to-face fundraising

The Institute of Fundraising summit on face-to-face has ended with the declaration that charities need to ‘own’ the issues around standards monitoring and site allocation and a claim that the PFRA board suffers from a conflict of interest.

Lord Hodgson speaking at the launch of his Charities Act 2006 review

Lord Hodgson has sought to reassure readers of that his Charities Act review proposals regarding small charities will not be the disaster that many in the small charities sector fear.

Authors write to DCMS with concerns about volunteer libraries

Volunteer-led libraries might result in a reduction in the royalties paid to authors, according to the Society of Authors which has written to the government to seek assurances that the overall royalties fund will not be cut.

Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!

» Charity sector workforce grows by almost 30,000

Samar Jodha artist

Amnesty International has used an art installation at its UK offices to call on the London Olympic Organising Committee to apologise for procuring goods from a company which is connected to an on-going legal dispute in India over a chemical leak.

Lord Hodgson

A slim majority of readers have judged the Hodgson review of the Charities Act 2006 as, on balance, positive for the charity sector.

Charity criticised for abortion advice in schools

A Christian education charity has been criticised by pro-choice campaigners and Labour MP Diane Abbott for teaching school children that abortion can cause 'holes in the womb'.

Eva Rausing family to launch foundation

The family of recently deceased philanthropist Eva Rausing have announced they are to set up a foundation in her memory, to continue her work helping drug addicts.

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