10 May 2016
The Charity Commission has released critical reports into the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust and Roddick Foundation over their funding of advocacy group Cage.
The Charity Commission has confirmed that it has opened a compliance case into War on Want after receiving complaints about its campaigning and political activities.
Big charities have the clout and small charities have the support. So what are mid-sized charities to do in the face of more restrictive fundraising regulation, asks Abigail Betts.
Less than half of small charities are able to provide adequate annual reports and accounts on request, according to research by the charity regulator.
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 Electoral Commission has published a factsheet which details how charities' activities will be affected by the spending rules on EU referendum campaigning.
A child sex abuse inquiry and recent Charity Commission guidance mean all charities should review their safeguarding practices and some may face significant compliance costs, according to a recent round table discussion.
The Public Fundraising Association has started a private site mystery shopping trial this week with 12 charities volunteering to take part.
Current scrutiny of historic child sexual-abuse allegations has implications for all charities. Ian Allsop reports on a meeting convened by Charity Finance and Farrer & Co to discuss the issue.