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Association of Charitable Foundations' chief executive will step down this year

25 Aug 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

David Emerson is stepping down as chief executive of the Association of Charitable Foundations later this year.

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Charles Manby

Cancer Research UK has signed up 16 high-flying philanthropists to the development board to lead its £100m fundraising campaign for the Francis Crick Institute. 

Sir Stuart and Lady Rosamund

An impressive array of sector leaders turned out in all their finery on Saturday to attend the wedding of Sir Stuart Etherington and Rosamund McCarthy.

Debra Allcock-Tyler, CEO of DSC

Two charity sector leaders have taken to Twitter to complain that the new Charity Commission board only includes one person from the sector, with Debra Allcock Tyler calling for responsibility of appointing the board to be removed from a government minister.

Mountstar appeal 'too vague' says judge in Cup Trust inquiry

Mountstar PTC Ltd, the single corporate trustee of the Cup Trust, has a month to expand on its appeal against the Charity Commission's decision to open a statutory inquiry into the charity, after its grounds were deemed 'too vague' by the Charity Tribunal judge.

Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive, NCVO

NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington will use a speech today to criticise the leadership of the Charity Commission and warn that it has lost the respect of the sector over the Cup Trust scandal.


David Butler is moving into the new role of executive president at PTA-UK

PTA-UK, the umbrella body for 13,750 parent-teacher associations in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, is looking for a new executive director as its CEO David Butler prepares to move across to the new role of part-time executive president.

Cabinet Office appoints new Charity Commission board

The Cabinet Office has announced the six new board members of the Charity Commission that will replace the current governance team at the regulator serving under William Shawcross as chair.

Wellington School

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has passed five schools in its charity test, but one has failed, having provided “too narrow” an access to the benefit it provides.

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