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Lawyers call for animal charity to have greater crime-fighting powers

29 Aug 2014 | Emily Corfe
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Lawyers in Scotland have called for a Scottish animal charity to be granted greater powers to investigate wildlife crime.

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New research aims to increase local giving and social action

Charity sector umbrella body Navca has teamed up with the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research to research ways to increase local giving and support local social action.

Decision on solar tariffs could take weeks

High Court judges are deciding whether to grant the appeal made by the government against last December’s ruling that cuts to its solar subsidy scheme were illegal.

Phillip Blond, director of ResPublica

Phillip Blond, director of ResPublica, has said the absence of a Big Society minister has hampered the Big Society agenda, as such a "big idea needs a personality behind it".

Cathy Ferrier, fundraising and supporter marketing director and deputy chief executive, Oxfam

Prince Harry’s charity Sentebale has announced that Oxfam's fundraising chief Cathy Ferrier will take over from Kedge Martin as chief executive in the spring.

One thing we really do need is leadership in the Charity Commission that is truly and transparently independent from the party in power.

» Charity Commission needs new leadership, says Public Accounts Committee

Sam Younger, chief executive of the Charity Commission

Opening a statutory inquiry into a charity will be very much a last resort for the newly-slimmed-down Charity Commission and will be reserved for the most serious of cases such as those involving fraud, terrorist activity, or risk to vulnerable beneficiaries.




Charities poll in gay-friendly employers list

Nacro has reclaimed its crown from Citizens Advice as the most gay-friendly charity to work for.

Charity Business owner is also manager of one of its client charities

One of the owners of Charity Business, the outsourcing agency that collapsed this week, is also the general manager of a benevolent charity that is one of Charity Business’s biggest clients.

Big Society 'has led to misleading perceptions of big charities'

Large charities including NSPCC, RSPCA and the Red Cross have been talking about how to alter public perception that the Big Society is all about big charities guzzling up public sector contracts.

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