10 Mar 2014
The Charity Commission is planning to scrutinise charities with pension deficits as it increases its accounts monitoring and review work for the year 2013/14, and takes a “tougher stance” on non-compliance issues.
Disasters Emergency Committee members have been criticised for linking the Philippines typhoon disaster to the impacts of climate change, as the DEC reveals that £39m has been raised for its appeal.
The Human Dignity Trust has lodged an appeal with the Charity Tribunal against the Charity Commission’s decision not to register it as a charity, and has garnered the support of other human rights charities.
Four people have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud over the running of Newport-based charity Life Music Foundation.
The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.
Charity Commission chair William Shawcross appeared to momentarily forget where he was during a speech at Mansion House on Wednesday night – or at least which group of people he was addressing.
Charity leaders have a responsibility to act together and stand up for the sector during these tough times, said Mind chief executive Paul Farmer at last night’s Charity Finance Group annual dinner in London.
The total value of legacy income increased by 4.6 per cent in the year ending 30 September, the fastest rate of growth since mid-2008.