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

« First | previous | Displaying 1681 to 1688 (of 2012) | next | last »

Cabinet Office launches £36m social action initiative

The Cabinet Office has launched a two-year £36m programme to encourage volunteering and social action.

Nursing and Midwifery Council fined £150,000 over lost DVDs

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined the Nursing and Midwifery Council £150,000 for a breach of the Data Protection Act.

Gareth Thomas, shadow minister for civil society

Gareth Thomas MP has questioned William Shawcross's grasp of public concerns about the Charity Commission's ability to regulate the sector effectively in the wake of the Cup Trust scandal.

The Preston Down Trust runs Brethren meeting halls

The Charity Tribunal hearing into whether the Exclusive Brethren church should be granted charitable status will not now go ahead in March as planned, while the church and the Charity Commission try to find another way to resolve the matter.

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

Kenneth Dibble, Charity Commission head of legal services

The Charity Commission’s top lawyer stood by the regulator’s decision to refuse charitable status to the Exclusive Brethren this week, and said it was not difficult for religious charities to pass the public benefit test.

Charity tax-avoidance scheme did not break any charity laws

A charity at the centre of a multi-million pound tax-avoidance scheme had been investigated by the Charity Commission, but was allowed to continue operating because it had not broken any charity laws.

Attorney General refuses to investigate RSPCA

The Attorney General has rejected calls from Conservative MPs to investigate the RSPCA's prosecutions.

Conservative MP Simon Hart

MPs will debate the role of the RSPCA as a prosecutor in Parliament next week.

« First | previous | Displaying 1681 to 1688 (of 2012) | next | last »


Search the Directory


The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.

HMRC assures charities of ‘soft landing’ approach in Common Reporting Standard guidance

26 Aug 2016

HMRC has published new Common Reporting Standard guidance, which assures charities that it will implement...

Access Foundation to invest endowment in social investment

24 Aug 2016

Access: the Foundation for Social Investment has announced it will put its endowment from the Cabinet...

Charity investigated after it did not know its own income

23 Aug 2016

The Charity Commission has opened an inquiry into a charity that underestimated its own annual income...

Save the Children launches £1m fundraising appeal for search and rescue boat

26 Aug 2016

Save the Children UK has launched a £1m fundraising appeal to outfit and support a search and rescue...

Royal British Legion criticised by FRSB after fundraisers misled public

25 Aug 2016

The Royal British Legion and a face-to-face fundraising agency breached the Code of Fundraising Practice,...

Pell & Bales goes into liquidation with the loss of more than 100 jobs

24 Aug 2016

Telephone fundraising agency Pell & Bales has been placed into liquidation by its creditors, less...

Free HR system to launch for charities

25 Aug 2016

A free human resources system designed for charities will launch next month and is currently being trialled...

RSPCA ranked fourth in global charity social media brand index

19 Aug 2016

A new social media index has said that the RSPCA has the fourth best digital charity brand globally, with...

Charity Commission retracts story which indicated it would no longer publish all accounts

18 Aug 2016

The Charity Commission has published a news story announcing it will no longer display documents received...

Join the discussion


Attending our one day courses is a highly effective way of ensuring new and existing trustees fully understand their role, responsibilities and liabilities.

>> Find out more <<