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Regulator opens investigation and restricts bank transactions at Islamic charity

29 Apr 2016 | Emily Corfe

The Charity Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into Islamic charity, Peacetrail, and restricted the financial transactions it can make, after it was unable to show what it had done with any money it had raised.

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OSCR announces its second chief executive

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has appointed the Scottish government's head of public service reform and efficiency to take over from Jane Ryder as chief executive upon her departure in October.

Sam Younger, chief executive, Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has backed away from its proposal to devise a standard way for charities to report their admin costs after feedback from the sector revealed "concerns" about the idea.


Benevolent funds queue up to speak at public benefit hearing

Four more organisations have been permitted to give evidence at the Charity Tribunal hearing on the public benefit of benevolent funds.

Ian Theodoreson, CFDG chair

CFDG trustees yesterday voted in Ian Theodoreson as the group’s new chair, succeeding Charles Nall who had served in the role for the last four years.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

Dan Pallotta, author of Uncharitable

An organisation to lobby for charity interests and educate the public about charities’ need to fundraise, pay competitive salaries and grow large is being set up in the United States, with plans to bring on international partners in the future.

Jonathan Jenkins is on secondment working for the Big Society Bank project

Jonathan Jenkins, who is currently working on the Big Society Bank project, has been appointed by the Social Investment Business as its new CEO.

Catholic Care has latest appeal granted and is told 'real prospect of success'

Catholic Care has been granted permission by the Upper Tribunal to appeal once again against the judgment that it may not discriminate against same sex couples when providing adoption services.

NCVO HQ

Acevo is to move into the same building as NCVO next summer, but denies it is the first step towards a merger of the two umbrella bodies.


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