13 Sep 2016
The Charity Commission has appointed an interim manager to oversee the winding up of the Park Charitable Trust, which is under statutory inquiry over concerns about its investment tactics.
Telephone fundraising agency Pell & Bales has been placed into liquidation by its creditors, less than two months after it was sold by the Parseq Group.
The Fundraising Regulator has published for consultation its plans for the Fundraising Preference Service, including a new proposal that donors will have to renew their registration every two years.
The Fundraising Regulator today published full proposals for its Fundraising Preference Service, including some new measures likely to please fundraisers. We summarise the main points.
Access: the Foundation for Social Investment has announced it will put its endowment from the Cabinet Office into investments intended to create social return.
There needs to be a complete rethink on board selection, responsibility and business knowledge - after all, a charity is still a business.
Other infrastructure bodies have joined NCVO in raising concerns about how the Charity Commission might disqualify people from being trustees, in their responses to the regulator's consultation on the power.
Military and emergency services charities are being invited by the Treasury to apply for funding coming from banking fines.
Some of the Charity Commission’s new powers “threaten the independence of charities”, NCVO has said in its response to a Commission consultation on new powers to disqualify trustees.