13 Nov 2014
The Charity Commission will receive £9m of extra funding over the next three years, as well as new powers to bar trustees and shut down charities, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today.
An independent review of the RSPCA has concluded that the charity should not pursue the prosecution of hunts, but instead assist in the building up of cases for presentation to the police and Crown Prosecution Service.
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a charity that provides legal advice to people after it failed to implement an action plan to address its issues.
Tearfund chief executive Matthew Frost has announced he will step down from his role after almost a decade in the job.
The proportion of UK charities reporting no income from gift aid increased eight percentage points to 50 per cent this year, according to the 2014 State of the Not-for-Profit Industry report.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
Homelessness charity Crisis was warned against campaigning against government policies by Andrew Lansley when he was leader of the House of Commons, the charity’s former director of policy and public affairs said this week.
Ian Allsop returned from holiday to find many in the sector already needled by Brooks Newmark. This article was written for Charity Finance magazine, which went to press before Newmark resigned as minister for civil society.