Uncertainty following Brexit vote 'could damage charities'
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24 Jun 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Sector representatives have today sought reassurances from government about the likely impact on UK charities of leaving the European Union.

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Lord Hodgson has told MPs that there is a generational shift in favour of paying trustees, with young people being more ready to allow the payment of charity trustees than older people.

Support group launched for charity chairs

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Hodgson raises concerns about campaigning by state-funded charities

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Sightsavers to publish balanced scorecard on its website

Sightsavers International plans to be “honest beyond what is necessary” and publish its balanced scorecard on its website for the world to see, according to its chief executive.

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The Charity Commission will organise a seminar to consider the issues around investigative journalism as a potential charitable activity, its chief executive promised yesterday.

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