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Commission board member criticised in Commons over EU essay

28 Apr 2016 | Emily Corfe

The Charity Commission has adopted a ‘do as I say not as I do’ policy on charity campaigning, the shadow minister for civil society, Anna Turley, told the House of Commons yesterday.

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Lucy de Groot, chief executive, CSV

Volunteering charity CSV is undertaking a wholesale strategic review which involves asking key stakeholders how they think the charity should respond to the “challenging context” it operates in.


Charity Commission

The Charity Commission is looking at reducing by around two-thirds the number of staff whose main job is concerned with ensuring regulatory compliance by the sector, civilsociety.co.uk has learned.

Former ISC chief executive David Lyscom

The chief executive of the Independent Schools Council has stood down in order to defuse a dispute which saw 250 headteachers vote to leave the umbrella organisation.

Dame Anne Owers

The Panel on the Independence of the Voluntary Sector has launched a consultation inviting sector views on the state of the sector’s independence.


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» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

Victory for campaigners in battle to save cheques

The Payments Council has withdrawn its plans to abolish cheques by 2018, promising to keep them “for as long as customers need them”.

Andrew Hind, editor, Charity Finance

Charity Finance editor Andrew Hind has joined a new independent panel of sector leaders who will examine and report on the sector’s independence over the next five years.


 

Is this what a text from Sir Stuart might look like?

The minister for civil society revealed last night that he receives policy advice from NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington in the form of “midnight text messages”.

Sue Gwaspari, director of part-time volunteering, CSV

In 2010 CSV’s Volunteers in Child Protection project won the Overall Award at the Charity Awards. Sue Gwaspari, CSV’s director of part-time volunteering, outlines the impact that winning the Award has had on the organisation and the people it helps.


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