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Charity Commission opens consultation on new powers to disqualify trustees

24 May 2016 | Emily Corfe

The Charity Commission has opened a consultation to gauge the sector’s opinions on its new power to disqualify trustees.

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The independence of the voluntary sector is under threat from several angles, threats that were heightened in 2011 by public spending cuts, and new public service delivery models, the panel examining the state of the sector’s independence has concluded.

Royal Courts of Justice, image copyright Chris Harvey

The Charity Commission has decided not to appeal against the Upper Tribunal’s decision on its public benefit guidance for schools and other charities that charge fees for their services.

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The Charity Commission has published its updated public benefit guidance, removing the parts deemed flawed by the Upper Tribunal.




Professor Gareth Morgan

The new law that consolidates all charity legislation for England and Wales received Royal Assent yesterday.

To encourage the sector’s HR Directors to offer opportunities to younger people is not in any way undervaluing the importance and significance of older workers.

» Reduce the age of your workforce to get more fresh ideas, NCVO conference told

Civil society leaders feel vindicated by MPs' criticisms of the Big Society

Charity sector leaders have welcomed MPs' recognition of the problems with the Big Society agenda, stating they are largely concerns that they have raised themselves.

Joe Irvin, CEO-designate of Navca

Navca has recruited Labour heavyweight and veteran unionist Joe Irvin as chief executive to succeed Kevin Curley when he retires next year.

Sam Younger, chief executive of the Charity Commission

The Charity Commission intends to focus most of its attention over the next three years on its objectives relating to accountability and compliance, according to its new strategic plan.

Royal Courts of Justice

The Upper Tribunal has ordered the Charity Commission to withdraw its existing guidance on public benefit of fee-charging charities while it writes its new guidance.

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