13 Sep 2016
A Kurdish charity has been removed from the register of charities and its board disqualified from trusteeship after a Charity Commission investigation found it had links to a terrorist leader.
The Daily Mail has apologised for describing the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust as "pro-terrorist" and has clarified that the charity does not support or fund terrorism, following an article printed in May.
The OCS will provide £1.7m over four years and work with a group of charitable funders to generate match-funding for a programme to boost governance and leadership skills within the voluntary sector.
The Directory of Social change has called for the Fundraising Regulator to seek a “statutory grant to fund its operations” as part of its submission to the new regulator’s discussion on its levy and registration proposals.
Charities that lost out on gift aid payments because donations on JustGiving included messages of support from more than one person will now receive the lost funds, following updated guidance by HMRC.
To encourage the sector’s HR Directors to offer opportunities to younger people is not in any way undervaluing the importance and significance of older workers.
Neet Feet Ltd, the face-to-face fundraising agency accused of unethical practices in a recent article in The Sun, has been put into liquidation with the loss of over 100 jobs, a spokesman for its directors said today.
Helen Giles depicts her ten top ways that charities set themselves on a course for disaster in managing their staff.
Helen Simmons says that a good leader needs to be in touch with what’s really happening in the organisation.
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