18 Sep 2014
Undercover reporters found potential breaches of sector regulations at two telephone fundraising agencies as part of an investigation by the Channel 4 programme Dispatches.
Royal Voluntary Service is planning to make up to 144 redundancies in both its operations and support services teams as part of a restructure.
The Charity Commission is looking into the Tony Blair Faith Foundation after a former employee accused the charity of putting the former prime minister’s interests before its charitable objectives.
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 Charity Commission has identified 1,348 large charities which have current debts greater than funds available to cover them, with 10 per cent of those it analysed found to be in 'significant financial difficulty', according to its latest accounts monitoring review.
A new wristband that will enable people to make faster donations with just a tap of a smartphone, is being tested by several leading charities.
Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.
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