Paula Sussex to be the next Charity Commission chief executive
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Paula Sussex to be the next Charity Commission chief executive

17 Apr 2014 | Vibeka Mair

Paula Sussex, senior vice president, public sector of CGI, has been appointed the new chief executive of the Charity Commission.

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Charities discuss their role in response to riots at NCVO summit

Concerns were raised at the NCVO riots summit that solutions the voluntary sector will put forward to prevent future riots, could be interpreted as opportunism, and an inevitable ask for more cash.

Sir Stephen Bubb and Sir Stuart Etherington

NCVO and Acevo have launched their first-ever joint conference, just weeks after announcing that they are moving in together.

Harrow Council sets up interim support for charities after CVS closes

An interim service to support voluntary and community organisations in Harrow, north London, will be launched next week, following the closure of Harrow Association of Voluntary Services in the spring.

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.


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

Liverpool, copyright Alex Yeung

Creating a culture of giving and philanthropy in the UK will take "decades, if not generations", according to a report by the Community Foundation for Merseyside, but the sector should avoid knee-jerk reactions to cuts, it warns.

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.

'Charitable purpose' clarification rejected in Charities Bill reading

An attempt to clarify the term 'charitable purpose' in the Charities Bill was revoked last night at the Bill's Committee stage first sitting in the House of Lords.

OSCR investigation leads to conviction of trustee for embezzlement

A woman, who was the sole trustee of a public hall in Scotland, has been found guilty of embezzling £800 in charitable funds, after a  three-year inquiry by the Office of the Scottish Regulator into the Scalloway Public Hall Trust uncovered the fraud.

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