Charity Commission releases 2016 annual return
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Charity Commission releases 2016 annual return

29 Jun 2016 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission has now made available its latest annual return for charities to fill in.

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Charity Commission releases 2016 annual return

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William Shawcross, proposed chair of the Charity Commission

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Donna Covey, former CEO of the Refugee Council

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William Shawcross

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The former chair of the All Wales Ethnic Minority Association has told an employment tribunal that the finance director was not made a scapegoat after the scandal that led to the equality charity’s closure earlier this year.

Kenneth Dibble, chief legal adviser at the Charity Commission

The stumbling block for the Charity Commission in approving the requested changes to Charity Bank’s governing documents in order to allow it to comply with new banking regulations, is the proposal to allow it to distribute assets among its shareholders in the event of a winding up.


Richard Leaman, CEO of Guide Dogs

Guide Dogs’ reserves have more than halved over the last two years as the charity has invested heavily in a new breeding centre, new services and in its fundraising and campaigning capability.
 

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