Charity sector workforce grows by almost 45,000
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2 Sep 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

The charity sector workforce has grown by almost 45,000 over the course of a year, according to the latest accounts and annual returns filed with the Charity Commission in the year to June 2015.

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The recent closure of the British Association for Adopting and Fostering was down to a £650,000 overspend as a result of a Department for Education contract, former staff have claimed.

Margaret Harrison

Margaret Harrison, founder of the family support charity Home-Start, passed away on Sunday 16 August.

Halo Trust

Two trustees at the Halo Trust were paid a combined total of £120,000 to review the charity’s structural, remuneration and governance arrangements following the suspension and eventual resignation of its founder and chief executive.

Acevo’s membership increases for the first time in six years

The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations has reported that its membership is up 4 per cent, while its income has continued to gradually decline.

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

Frances O’Grady and Megan Dunn

The National Union of Students and Trades Union Congress have signed a partnership to run joint trade union and student movement campaigns over the coming year.

Joe Saxton, founder, nfp Synergy

Public trust in charities is at its lowest since 2007 with just half of people saying that they trust not-for-profit groups, according to a survey by the research consultancy nfpSynergy.

Charities see charging for regulation as a ‘burden’, survey suggests

Charities fear that having to pay for their regulator would be a "damaging burden" on resources, according to a survey conducted by the Directory of Social Change.  

Commission investigates two charities over 'significant discrepancies' in income

The Charity Commission is investigating two Harrow-based charities for “significant discrepancies” in the charities' incomes and financial management.

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