RNIB announces acting chief executive appointment to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander

RNIB announces acting chief executive appointment to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander

27 Jul 2016 | Hugh Radojev

The Royal National Institute of Blind People has appointed Sally Harvey as acting chief executive officer with effect from October, to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander who will be retiring from the organisation.


RNIB announces acting chief executive appointment to replace Lesley-Anne Alexander

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Public benefit section in Charities Act should be repealed, Brethren tells MPs

The Plymouth Brethren Christian Church has recommended to the Public Administration Select Committee that the section of the Charities Act that removes the presumption of public benefit for charitable purposes, should be repealed.

Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts

Lord Hodgson stands by the recommendation in his Charities Act review that charities with income of less than £25,000 should have to attach the prefix ‘small’ wherever their charity number appears, despite opposition from the sector.

NCVO Headquarters

NCVO and Volunteering England have completed their merger and will become one organisation on 1 January 2013.

William Shawcross, chair, Charity Commission

William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission, has said face-to-face fundraising, or 'chugging', is a “blight on the charitable sector”.

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

Commission to open applications for CIOs on Monday

The Charity Commission will start accepting applications from new organisations wishing to register as a charitable incorporated organisation from next Monday.

New body for CRB checks launches

The Disclosure and Barring Service, a new organisation formed from the merger of the Criminal Records Bureau and the Independent Safeguarding Authority, has launched.

How the Halo Trust won Overall Winner of the Charity Awards 2012

To whet the appetite of prospective entrants, we look here at the work of the Halo Trust, Overall Winner of The Charity Awards 2012, and how it performed against all ten Hallmarks of Excellence. 

'The Commission acts as a Wizard of Oz', said David Orbison, former senior case worker

The Charity Commission whistleblower who won his case for constructive unfair dismissal against the regulator earlier this year has detailed the weaknesses inherent in the Commission’s regulatory approach in an explosive submission to a Commons select committee.

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