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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Crime charity rebrands to become more competitive

A charity that aims to reduce crime through supporting people at risk of offending, today launches its new branding, which it hopes will raise its profile to make it more competitive.

Nesta gives out a further £1.07m from £10m Giving Fund

Nesta has announced a further 16 awards totalling £1.07m from the £10m Innovation in Giving Fund, which aims to find and back innovative ideas for increasing volunteering and charitable giving.

NI Charity Commission launches equality scheme consultation

The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland is calling for views from the voluntary sector on its draft Equality Scheme and Action Plan which will be used to ensure equality and diversity in the sector.

Fraud costs charities £1.1bn a year

The reported cost of fraud to charities decreased by £200m last year, but still takes £1.1bn out of the sector.

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Horseracing’s £90m share of the sale of the Tote will be distributed through a new grantmaking charity and a grant scheme, John Penrose, the minister responsible for horseracing announced today.

Funding cuts force Cumbria CVS out of three of its buildings

Cumbria CVS will move out of three of its five buildings as it restructures the organisation following a reduction in its grant funding of £400,000.


Val Austin, the former Charity Business director, is to leave the benevolent fund where she has been general manager for a year and a half.

Five new entrants join Charity 100 Index this year

Organisations involved in delivering aid and development overseas appear to be holding their ground in the fragile economic climate, while arts and culture groups are struggling, according to the annual ranking reshuffle of the UK’s largest 100 charities.

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