Bubb: 'Overzealous' regulatory approach to Muslim charities harming fight against terror

Bubb: 'Overzealous' regulatory approach to Muslim charities harming fight against terror

27 Mar 2015 | Governance | Kirsty Weakley

Acevo's chief executive has warned that an "overzealous" approach by regulators is harming, rather than helping, the fight against terror.


Bubb: 'Overzealous' regulatory approach to Muslim charities harming fight against terror

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Social investment problems include 'too much hype and hubris and not enough transparency' says report

Social investment in the UK requires less hype, more transparency from lenders and more focus on the needs of charities and social enterprises if it is going to succeed, according to a commission of thinkers and practitioners in the world of social finance.

Zayn Malic Credit: Eva Rinaldi wiki

This week we look at how mental health charities, including Mind, have responded to a concerning trend on Twitter following the departure of a member of the band One Direction, as well as campaigns by both Children’s Society and Brain Tumour Research.


The government yesterday accepted most of a Parliamentary committee’s recommendations on a bill to give the Charity Commission more powers, but rejected its call to give NGOs greater protection from terrorism legislation.

Charity accused of supporting a terrorist group under investigation

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a charity which failed to complete an action plan including steps to remove materials from its premises that appeared to support a “proscribed terrorist group”.

Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.

» Daniel Phelan: Publisher, editor, social entrepreneur, intellectual

Paula Sussex, chief executive, Charity Commission

Less than a third of charities report acceptably on public benefit and less than two thirds produced acceptable accounts over the last two years, a Charity Commission survey of its register has found.

Macmillan Cancer Support announces £3m corporate partnership with owners of Argos

Macmillan has today announced that it is launching a two-year partnership with Home Retail Group, which owns retailers Argos, Homebase and Habitat, which aims to raise £3m.

Commission investigates Christian charity over misappropriation of funds

The Charity Commission is investigating a Christian charity over concerns relating to the repossession of the charity’s property and subsequent litigation and costs incurred by trustees.

Society Diary: Fat dogs, disappearing funds, and golden bloody threads

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

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