Dorothy Dalton, Editor governance

The Charity Commission's board now needs to become more strategic

31 Oct 2014 | Governance | Dorothy Dalton

Dorothy Dalton suggests that it is time for the Charity Commission's board to be less hands-on and to ensure its online guidance gives top-notch advice.


The Charity Commission's board now needs to become more strategic

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Senior policy adviser, Charity Commision

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BeatBullying lost out on major funding sources in 2013

The BeatBullying Group lost out on major sources of funding in 2013, exacerbating its cashflow problems, and warned staff that they could be made redundant as a result.

Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?

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St Mungo's staff plan new ten-day strike

Staff at St Mungo’s are planning to strike again for ten days from next Wednesday in further protest at proposed changes to their pay and conditions.

Acevo announces Lord Low is chairing a commission on sector regulation

The chief executives body Acevo has set up a commission on sector regulation that will assess whether the Charity Commission is fit for purpose. 

Independent press regulation body not charitable, Commission rules

An organisation set up to fund an independent press regulator cannot be registered as charitable, the Charity Commission has said.

 Commercial auditor joins Charity Commission board

The Charity Commission has appointed an experienced commercial auditor to replace former board member Nazo Moosa as chair of its audit and risk committee.

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