18 Sep 2014
The Charity Commission is meeting with the trustees of Society Network Foundation this week in an attempt to gather more information for its investigation into apparent misuse of a restricted government grant and payments to its chair and staff.
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into grant-giver the Catalyst Trust over concerns about more than £60,000 of “unexplained transactions” and whether the charity has been used for private benefits.
Two trustees of an organisation intended to channel funds to veterinary charity the PDSA spent part of the money on fees for their own professional services, according to a Charity Commission inquiry report published yesterday.
The trustees of a Jehovah’s Witness congregation accused of letting a convicted paedophile question his victims have requested a review of the Charity Commission’s decision to open a statutory inquiry into the charity.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
A coalition of 29 children’s charities and trade unions including Barnardo's and Action for Children have joined forces to call for a restructure of commissioning for children’s services.
PTA-UK has revealed that it turned down an invitation from Big Society Network to be a partner in its ill-fated Social Action Fund bid because BSN had intimated, at a meeting at 10 Downing Street, that its grant was “virtually guaranteed”, which PTA-UK thought seemed like “a fix”.
A company owned by the chair of Big Society Network donated services totalling more than £54,000 to the Conservative Party just before and after the last election.
One third of leading charity websites require potential donors to complete more than 20 actions before they can make a donation, according to an audit of 50 fundraising charities’ websites by technology charity Eduserv.