29 Sep 2016
Charity representative bodies have told the Charity Commission that they have serious concerns about its draft guidance for the use of its power to issue official warnings.
Barnardo’s has announced a ten-year strategy which will aim to grow income by a third and change its relationship with commissioners, in order to cope with a predicted 25 per cent increase in beneficiaries.
The Office for Civil Society and Nesta have launched three grant funds totalling £4m to encourage people over 50 to volunteer.
The Charity Commission has said it will “consider further” how it will use the power to issue official warnings, following concerns from the sector about its draft guidance.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
The Fundraising Regulator has confirmed that it currently has 19 ongoing investigations into fundraising practice, and has now received 174 complaints from the public since its launch.
Digital technology is everywhere, but its uptake among charities has been slow. Kirsty Weakley finds out what’s being done to bring the sector into the digital age.
Many charities have responded proactively to the recent media storm, and are stronger as a result, says Neil Robertson.
As more baby boomers retire, it’s time for the sector to fully embrace and celebrate this resource on their trustee boards, says John Williams.