Commission investigates Christian charity over misappropriation of funds

Commission investigates Christian charity over misappropriation of funds

27 Mar 2015 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission is investigating a Christian charity over concerns relating to the repossession of the charity’s property and subsequent litigation and costs incurred by trustees.


Commission investigates Christian charity over misappropriation of funds

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Ex-benevolent fund CEO slams charity sector hostility to CEBF

Geoffrey Atkinson OBE, former chief executive of BEN, the benevolent fund for the automotive industry, has said he has been shocked by the open hostility expressed by some charity leaders to the Charity Employees' Benevolent Fund, the sector’s sole support charity for voluntary sector employees.

Shaw Trust shop

The Shaw Trust and Careers Development Group have confirmed that they will definitely merge and create a “new, transformed and innovative” organisation.

IP experts say 'social enterprise' trademark attempt is possible

Intellectual property legal experts say an attempt by global IT firm Salesforce to trademark ‘social enterprise’ is unlikely to be successful, but is possible.

CRB checks 'too restrictive' for refugees and asylum seekers

CRB checks have been made "unnecessarily restrictive" for refugees and asylum seekers, say the chief executives of Volunteering England and the Employability Forum in a letter to the minister of state for immigration.

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Paul Breckell, new CEO at Action on Hearing Loss

Paul Breckell, the ebullient finance chief at Action on Hearing Loss, has been promoted to chief executive, succeeding Jackie Ballard.

PASC instigates inquiry into Charities Act impact

The Public Administration Select Committee has begun a post-legislative scrutiny inquiry into the impact and implementation of the Charities Act 2006.

Peter Marks, centre, will retire in May 2013

Peter Marks is set to retire from his role as chief executive of the Cooperative Group next year after 45 years working within the cooperative movement and six years at the Cooperative Group helm.

The Central Scotland Strategic Co-ordinating Group members

A ground-breaking agreement between the emergency services and voluntary groups in central Scotland has been signed, binding a partnership that sees them work together in preparation for and during emergencies.

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