25 May 2016
William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission, has warned of "the damage charities can do to themselves" if they "push too hard" on campaigning.
A charity given government backing to run a fundraising platform paid half its income last year to its founding trustee's companies, causing the Charity Commission to offer it "advice and guidance".
The Cabinet Office has launched a consultation into new proposed policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund.
Gift aid is used by Oxfam and other charities as a form of tax avoidance, according to an article published last week by a right-wing think tank, questioning charities’ right to criticise tax havens.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
Mark Salway urges charities to think carefully about business models - and social investment in particular - at every level of the organisation.
The Cabinet Office has published a timetable for introducing new powers for the Charity Commission from the new Charities Act.
Facebook is looking to roll-out its ‘donate’ button feature to all charity pages at some point this year, a fundraising conference was told last week.
Umbrella bodies have written to the minister for civil society to raise concerns that a transparency regime could cause funders to scale back on grants, and have called for the exemption of charities.