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National Audit Office opens consultation into impact of regulation

5 Feb 2016 | Alice Sharman

The National Audit Office has launched a consultation into the impact of regulation on civil society organisations and businesses.

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Age UK

The Charity Commission, Fundraising Standards Board, and energy regulator Ofgem are looking into claims that Age UK encouraged its beneficiaries to sign up for expensive energy tariffs in return for donations of £6m a year from the energy company E.ON.

ICO

The Information Commissioner’s Office has opened a consultation into its code of practice guidelines on data privacy notices.

Lords accept MPs' amendments to Charities Bill

The House of Lords has agreed to the amendments made to the Charities Bill in the Commons, which include provision for a statutory fundraising regulator if self-regulation fails.

Kevin Cahill to step down from role with Comic Relief

Kevin Cahill, chief executive of Comic Relief, has announced that he will be stepping down from his role with the charity later this year.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

Cage asks MPs to investigate Charity Commission

Advocacy group Cage has called on two Parliamentary committees to investigate the impartiality of the Charity Commission in relation to Muslim charities.

 Kids Company report shows charities and government must do more to support trustees, sector leaders say

The Kids Company scandal shows the need for the government and the sector to invest in good governance, charity infrastructure bodies said today, following the publication of a critical report by a Commons committee.

Parts of Charities Bill ‘a legal abomination’, charities hear

A clause of the Charities Bill giving the Charity Commission discretion to ban individuals from trusteeship is “at best a legal abomination”, a charity governance conference was told yesterday.

Helen Marshall

Sexual health charity Brook has appointed Helen Marshall as chief executive, replacing Simon Blake who left last May to head up the National Union of Students.

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Three-quarters of social enterprises would vote for Britain to stay in the EU, survey says

4 Feb 2016

Almost three-quarters (74 per cent) of social enterprise leaders would vote for Britain to stay in the...

CAN to create £50m social investment fund

3 Feb 2016

CAN has announced plans to launch a social investment fund worth £50m, following the growth it has seen...

CTG expresses concern over apprenticeship levy in Budget submission

2 Feb 2016

The Charity Tax Group has warned the government that the apprenticeship levy will have a “disproportionate...

FPS recommendation was a 'ministerial condition' of signing off the Etherington Fundraising Review

5 Feb 2016

The government insisted on the inclusion of a “reset button” in the Etherington Review before signing...

JustGiving raises £1m through WhatsApp shares in less than a year

5 Feb 2016

JustGiving users who arrived at the site from WhatsApp have donated £1.175m since the giving platform...

Sector bodies launch campaign to promote government grants for charities

5 Feb 2016

The Directory of Social Change, Charity Finance Group, Children England, Navca and the Lloyds Bank Foundation...

JustGiving raises £1m through WhatsApp shares in less than a year

5 Feb 2016

JustGiving users who arrived at the site from WhatsApp have donated £1.175m since the giving platform...

ICO opens consultation into revised code of practice on data privacy notices

3 Feb 2016

The Information Commissioner’s Office has opened a consultation into its code of practice guidelines...

Microsoft to donate $1bn worth of cloud storage and services to charities

20 Jan 2016

Microsoft’s chief executive has announced that the technology firm will donate $1bn (£700m) worth of...

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