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Jimmy Savile investigations by Barnardo's and Action for Children find 'no evidence' of wrongdoing

27 Feb 2015 | Emily Corfe

Children's charities Barnardo's and Action for Children have released reports saying there is "no evidence" that TV star Jimmy Savile was given unsupervised access to children in their care.

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Charities cannot use DCLG grants to lobby government, says Pickles

Charities and other organisations will not be allowed to use Department for Communities and Local Government grants to lobby Parliament, government or political parties, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles said last week.

Great Ormond Street Hospital charity to become independent of Department of Health regulation

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity has begun the process to free itself from being regulated by the Department of Health, the charity announced earlier this week.

Charlie Elphicke credit Conservative Home

Oxfam’s director of communications said yesterday that politicians were using regulation to threaten the reputation of charities that disagreed with them.

London South Bank University to close charity MSc course

London South Bank University will not continue its MSc Management in Civil Society course next September, despite an intake of 45 this academic year.

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RSPCA has been without a chief executive for one year

Gavin Grant stepped down from the helm of RSPCA for health reasons one year ago and the charity is yet to appoint a successor.

NCVO: some recommendations in draft Charities Bill would have given Commission ‘too much power’

Elizabeth Chamberlain, policy manager at NCVO, has called the proposals from the parliamentary committee on the draft charities bill “sensible” and “balanced” and commended them for guarding against “inappropriate use of powers” by the Charity Commission.

Committee of MPs and peers backs more powers for Charity Commission

A parliamentary committee has backed a bill containing new powers for the Charity Commission, and has said it should also include more powers not included in the original draft.

International aid charities need protection from anti-terror laws, says parliamentary committee

Humanitarian charities need greater protection from anti-terror legislation when working in conflict zones, a parliamentary committee reviewing charity law has said today.

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