Caron Bradshaw

Charity leaders warn Cabinet Office that anti-advocacy proposal would be a 'backwards step'

5 May 2016 | Governance | Emily Corfe

The government’s proposed anti-advocacy clause risks turning charities into “silent service-providing machines”, the chief executive of Charity Finance Group, Caron Bradshaw has warned.


Charity leaders warn Cabinet Office that anti-advocacy proposal would be a 'backwards step'

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Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.

» The story in the Times isn't nonsense, the sector needs to sit up and take notice

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