5 Jul 2016
The minister for civil society, Rob Wilson, has said charities too often focus on “outdated operating models”, and are too reliant on public grants that are “unsustainable in the long term”.
The “vital work” of charities has been damaged by aggressive fundraisers at some charities which had lost their way, the chair of the Charity Commission has written today in an article for The Times.
The treasurer of Oxfam International has questioned whether being a registered charity is worth the regulatory burden, and suggested charities could want to give up their registration and become social enterprises instead.
The charity sector needs to stop apologising and have far more confidence in speaking out, the chair of the Charity Finance Group told his organisation's annual conference this morning.
Our regular round-up of the top stories about charities in the mainstream media.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
The House of Lords has confirmed the appointment of a Select Committee on Charities and confirmed that it is due to report by 31 March 2017.
Imagine you were setting your investment strategy from a standing start. Peter Baxter of Trust for London goes through the process.
William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission, has warned of "the damage charities can do to themselves" if they "push too hard" on campaigning.
SaxoPrint highlights how environmentally-friendly printing products and affordability for charities need not be mutually exclusive.