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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'Layered funding' among top 10 philanthropic innovations needed to boost UK giving, says NPC

The think tank NPC has highlighted ten philanthropic innovations from around the world that it believes should be replicated in the UK.

Lotteries without limits: should restrictions on charity lotteries be loosened?

What if charity lotteries were let off the leash and freed from Gambling Commission regulations? Many in the sector support relaxing the rules they believe are stifling the amount of money that could be raised for good causes. Jenna Pudelek reports.

Paula Sussex: 'We cannot give charities the benefit of the doubt'

Paula Sussex, the chief executive of the Charity Commission, has said the Commission is now focusing on "robust regulation" and will not allow charities the benefit of the doubt.

Lord Hodgson and NCVO to host roundtable on charities funding the Charity Commission

Lord Hodgson and NCVO will host a roundtable next month to start discussions over charities paying towards the running of the Charity Commission, Paula Sussex told the Charity Finance Summit.

With comments like those, maybe he should resign.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

'The danger is that too much of the sector has become obsessed with trying to win contracts'

In the second of a series of articles on the future of the voluntary sector, Dan Corry examines the role charities play in delivering public services.

Shaw Trust sets up an education trust

The employment services charity Shaw Trust has launched an education trust that has taken on the running of three schools with the intention of “bridging the gap” between school and work.

Simone Joyaux

The American fundraising consultant Simone Joyaux has been chosen to chair the board of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth University.

Sightsavers: A Million Miracles

The international development charity Sightsavers will launch its biggest ever fundraising appeal to raise £30m over three years to restore the sight of one million people.

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