Commission appoints interim manager to dissolve charity being investigated over investment tactics

Commission appoints interim manager to dissolve charity being investigated over investment tactics

26 Aug 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

The Charity Commission has appointed an interim manager to oversee the winding up of the Park Charitable Trust, which is under statutory inquiry over concerns about its investment tactics.


Commission appoints interim manager to dissolve charity being investigated over investment tactics

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Patrick Crawford, CEO, Charity Bank

Charity Bank is to relinquish its charitable status in order to comply with new European banking regulations and allow it to attract more capital.

New, tougher normal here to stay for charities

Charities are settling in to a new operating environment in which demand is high, growth is low and all options – from downsizing to merging – are on the table.

HMRC, copyright Stephen Gray

HMRC does not believe it has paid any gift aid claims to either individuals or organisations operating what it describes as a “circular” scheme.

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Margaret Hodge MP

MPs questioned whether the Charity Commission is fit for purpose at a Public Accounts Committee meeting yesterday, advising they know of 50 charities like the Cup Trust.

National Audit Office to investigate Charity Commission's ability to regulate

The National Audit Office will complete a report on the Charity Commission's ability to effectively regulate the sector after MPs voiced serious concerns at a Public Accounts Committee meeting this morning.

St Margaret's Children and Family Care Society

A Catholic adoption charity which demanded a review of the decision by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator that the charity did not provide public benefit, has once again failed the charity test.

Charity Commission to move to smaller headquarters

The Charity Commission is moving into new London offices that will provide four desks for every five employees.

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