18 Sep 2014
Youth charity Changemakers has merged into the Foyer Federation to scale-up its youth leadership projects, in what the charities describe as “the logical next step”.
Charities are likely to lose tens of millions of pounds this year from a fall in the price of recycled clothing and other textiles, known as rag.
Over 145 individual charities have benefited from donations made as a result of the ice bucket challenge, while American charity the ALS Association has tried to trademark the term.
Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.
Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.
The former chief executive of the Welsh race relations charity, Awema, was cleared of two counts of fraud by Swansea Crown Court on Friday.
The Charity Commission is investigating the Aid and Peace Trust over concerns about the management of the charity and risks to charitable funds.
With one survey out last week indicating that more than half of the people taking part in the #icebucketchallenge did not go on to donate, Kirsty Weakley asks whether it's time for charities to cool their enthusiasm for the craze.
There is a gap between public perception and the reality of how charities operate, says Joe Saxton. Public trust in charities will be unsustainable if no action is taken.
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