Charity Commission to get £9m funding boost and new powers to tackle tax avoidance and terrorism
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Charity Commission to get £9m funding boost and new powers to tackle tax avoidance and terrorism

22 Oct 2014 | David Ainsworth

The Charity Commission will receive £9m of extra funding over the next three years, as well as new powers to bar trustees and shut down charities, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.

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Alice Maynard: not paying trustees could harm diversity

Charities which have no ability to pay trustees risk lacking diversity on their boards, Alice Maynard, the former chair of Scope, said yesterday.

Age UK spends £1.8m in latest round of redundancies

Age UK spent £1.81m on 120 redundancies in 2014, on top of £1.17m last year, as part of a review of the structure of the organisation, according to its latest annual accounts.

Addaction

Addiction charities Addaction and KCA will merge next year to form what is likely to be one of the 90 largest charities registered in England and Wales.

Andrew McDonald appointed new chair of Scope

Scope has appointed Andrew McDonald, former chief executive of Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, as its chair, replacing Alice Maynard.

With comments like those, maybe he should resign.

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Roger Parry

The voluntary sector is experiencing a “revolving door” of staff with employee turnover levels at a post-recession high of 22 per cent, according to a People Count Third Sector Report released today by Agenda Consulting.

Charities 'must continue to fight for the right to influence policy'

Civil society organisations must not give up the fight to influence policy and governments, the international executive director of Greenpeace has said.

BeatBullying to go into administration due to financial difficulties

BeatBullying will go into administration after suffering “significant financial difficulties”, the charity’s trustees have said in a statement.

Paul Farmer appointed chair of Acevo

Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind, has been appointed the chair of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, while Sharon Allen, chief executive of Skills for Care, has been appointed vice-chair.

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