Children’s cancer charity told by Commission to appoint more trustees

Children’s cancer charity told by Commission to appoint more trustees

30 Mar 2015 | Alice Sharman

The Charity Commission has given a charity where one of the founding trustees was accused of using funds for personal benefit seven months to recruit more trustees.


Children’s cancer charity told by Commission to appoint more trustees

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Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a Sheffield-based charity that was previously part of its class inquiry, for again failing to submit its annual accounts on time.

Aid charity founder and former chief executive denies fraud charges

Tom Henderson, the founder and former chief executive of ShelterBox, and his son have both denied charges via video link in the Old Bailey that they defrauded the charity .

Bubb: 'Overzealous' regulatory approach to Muslim charities harming fight against terror

Acevo's chief executive has warned that an "overzealous" approach by regulators is harming, rather than helping, the fight against terror.

The government yesterday accepted most of a Parliamentary committee’s recommendations on a bill to give the Charity Commission more powers, but rejected its call to give NGOs greater protection from terrorism legislation.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Charity accused of supporting a terrorist group under investigation

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a charity which failed to complete an action plan including steps to remove materials from its premises that appeared to support a “proscribed terrorist group”.

Paula Sussex, chief executive, Charity Commission

Less than a third of charities report acceptably on public benefit and less than two thirds produced acceptable accounts over the last two years, a Charity Commission survey of its register has found.

Commission investigates Christian charity over misappropriation of funds

The Charity Commission is investigating a Christian charity over concerns relating to the repossession of the charity’s property and subsequent litigation and costs incurred by trustees.

Plan UK

Global children’s charity Plan UK has said it will absorb Street Kids International UK (Ski UK) "to expand their work in helping some of the world’s poorest young people fulfil their potential”.

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