12 Feb 2015
Former Charity Commission chief executive Andrew Hind has declared that the Cup Trust debacle that damaged the regulator’s reputation as a competent organisation was wholly down to the “bad judgement and inadequate leadership” from its senior executive team and board.
Chartered accountancy firm, Kingston Smith, is inviting charities to apply for its first Creative Vision Award to win the opportunity to have an animated film created by professional animators for free.
A study by the think tank Civil Exchange has found that the Big Society has failed, and the voluntary sector’s influence over government has been reduced.
Small charities have seen the number of staff they employ fall, but volunteers increase, according to the Foundation for Social Improvement.
Doorstep fundraisers can ignore “no cold callers” signs without breaching the Code of Fundraising Practice, according to a ruling by the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB).
The “formalised systems of volunteer management” has been driven by legislation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and health and safety as well as leading umbrella organisation like the NCVO.
The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £150m to a new community grantmaking foundation to help individuals transform their local neighbourhoods.
A report released today by the National Council for Independent Action finds that charities hold back their campaigning activities over fears that they could face sanctions.
Penny Mordaunt MP has urged charities to keep the focus on “practical things” in the lead-up to the general election.
The chief executive of the Charity Finance Group, Caron Bradshaw, said yesterday that her charity took on "too much, too quickly" when undertaking a change programme, and it would perhaps do things differently if it were to do it again.