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‘Interfering chairs’ are overstepping boundaries in the wake of Kids Company, Acevo claims 9

10 Aug 2016 | Governance | Emily Corfe

The number of charity chief executives complaining about “interfering chairs” has risen sharply since the collapse of Kids Company, leading to new tensions at the heart of the charity sector, according to the chief executives' body Acevo.


‘Interfering chairs’ are overstepping boundaries in the wake of Kids Company, Acevo claims

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Charity Commission 'seeks clarification' from Royal British Legion over dispute

The Charity Commission has confirmed that it has “engaged” with the Royal British Legion and is seeking clarification over its dispute with its women’s section in light of recent media attention.

Fundraising Preference Service model published for consultation

The Fundraising Regulator has published for consultation its plans for the Fundraising Preference Service, including a new proposal that donors will have to renew their registration every two years.

 Fundraising Preference Service: the key recommendations

The Fundraising Regulator today published full proposals for its Fundraising Preference Service, including some new measures likely to please fundraisers. We summarise the main points.

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