Homelessness charity breaks ties with founder's estate agency after complaint to Commission

Homelessness charity breaks ties with founder's estate agency after complaint to Commission

31 Oct 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Trustees for homelessness charity House the Homeless have stopped referring clients to the founder's estate agency after a complaint about conflicts of interest to the Charity Commission.


Homelessness charity breaks ties with founder's estate agency after complaint to Commission

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Peter Lewis, chief executive, Institute of Fundraising

The Charity Commission could lead the charge in a collaborative self-regulation system for fundraising, according to the Institute of Fundraising's submission to Lord Hodgson' s Charities Act review.

WRVS restructure to result in up to 100 jobs lost

The conclusion of an organisational restructure at WRVS could result in as many as 100 redundancies, the charity for the elderly has announced.

Community Rights microsite

The government has launched a new community rights microsite that offers a range of support to help local community groups and individuals.

© Robert Mizerek

The rush to social investment will result in some “heavy falls” among charities before long, long-time charity trustee Chris Zealley has predicted.

It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Navca: Mixed-motive investments 'risk putting profit before purpose'

Navca has warned that charities creating an investment platform where investors in the charity are expecting a return, could be pressured into maximising profits for investors, rather than furthering the interests of the charity.

Nursing and Midwifery regulator 'does not understand its primary purpose'

The interim report looking into the failure of the Nursing and Midwifery Council to successfully undertake its statutory duties has found that the regulating charity is "confused over its regulatory purpose and lacks clear, consistent strategic direction".

Britain's canals are now under the management of the Canal & River Trust

The Charity Commission yesterday confirmed the registration of the Canal and River Trust as a charity.

Nottingham Crown Court, Copyright Alan Murray-Rust

A former trustee of the Nottinghamshire Miner’s Home who was also a mining union leader has been found guilty of embezzling nearly £150,000 from the charity.

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