18 Sep 2014
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.
The UK’s first social impact bond has met initial targets for reducing reoffending among offenders released from Peterborough Prison, according to results published today by the Ministry of Justice.
The National Citizen Service cost the Cabinet Office £62m in 2013 but the service provided good value for money, according to an independent evaluation published today.
Charity Finance Group raided its free reserves to the tune of £187,510 last year to carry out a change programme and move offices, its latest annual report and accounts reveal.
With one survey out last week indicating that more than half of the people taking part in the #icebucketchallenge did not go on to donate, Kirsty Weakley asks whether it's time for charities to cool their enthusiasm for the craze.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
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.
Jane Klauber explains when it is acceptable to give a departing chief executive a severance payment.
Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan refused to call for the resignation of South Yorkshire Police Commissioner and former head of Rotherham Council Children's Services Shaun Wright in a Sky News interview last week, despite being asked ten times by interviewer Eamonn Holmes whether Wright should go.
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