18 Sep 2014
The Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust has been granted permission to appeal against the agreed system of compensation for victims of the presenter, despite not being obliged to pay any money out itself.
Macmillan Cancer Support raised £186.9m in 2013 – an increase of £34.1m on the previous year, according to the charity’s latest annual report.
The Welsh voluntary sector contributed £3.8bn to Wales’ economy last year, which is 8 per cent of the country's gross domestic product, according to WCVA’s annual statistical resource.
Half of hospices in England have had their statutory funding from the NHS either cut or frozen this year, a survey by Help the Hospices shows.
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 Cranfield Trust has added its voice to the view that there are too many charities, recommending to the Cabinet Office that the Charity Commission ought to impose “tougher demands” on people who want to set up a new one.
The new foundation being set up by former Big Society Network chief executive Steve Moore has applied for charitable status.
The Charity Commission is meeting with the trustees of Society Network Foundation this week in an attempt to gather more information for its investigation into apparent misuse of a restricted government grant and payments to its chair and staff.