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ActionAid reinforces support for DfID despite criticism from its programmes director

27 Sep 2016 | Tania Mason

ActionAid has distanced itself from a warning made by its director of programmes that NGOs are reluctant to stand up to the Department for International Development, stressing that it welcomes the commitment to aid made by the new Secretary of State.


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The Charity Commission’s class inquiry is now reduced to just eight charities after four of those initially caught by it finally filed their outstanding annual returns, reports and accounts.


Charity Commission 12 late-filers are mainly religious groups

The majority of the 12 charities that are the subject of a class inquiry by the Charity Commission for late filing of financial information, are religious organisations.

Chris Bain, chief executive of Cafod

Chris Bain, the chief executive of Cafod, has said that a newly-published memoir released by the charity’s head of media and PR Damian McBride will not affect the organisation’s relationship with key political figures.

Reach Volunteering to launch online matching platform in 2014

Reach Volunteering is developing an online platform to increase the number of volunteers signed up to its matching scheme, after restructuring its operations to reduce its costs by 40 per cent.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

Breast Cancer Care goes orange to stand out from the crowd

Breast Cancer Care has unveiled a new-look brand, ditching the iconic ribbon and replacing much of the pink with orange, in a move designed to help it stand out in the pink breast cancer market.

Leaked RSPCA document reveals trustee's fears for future

The RSPCA has played down reports that its deputy chairman has warned that the charity could be gone in ten years because of a lack of strategy around its campaigning, saying Paul Draycott was imagining a “worst-case scenario” as part of a trustee meeting.

Charity Commission Liverpool

The Charity Commission has published its new public benefit guidance, after being ordered by the Charity Tribunal to rewrite it after the independent schools case.

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Mountstar director Matthew Jenner put the interests of the Cup Trust donors ahead of the interests of the charity and that was why an interim manager needed to be appointed to it, the Charity Commission told the Charity Tribunal last week.

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